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The Minerva Research Initiative

Below represents the Minerva topics of interested for 2019. The FY19 Funding Opportunity Announcement (WHS-AD-FOA-19) is open and available on grants.gov. See the PDF link at the right for detailed descriptions of the 2019 Minerva Topics of Interest.

Deadline: 

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Doctoral Dissertation Research in Economics: Urban Transit Infrastructure and the Growth of Cities

This project investigates how the provision of urban transportation infrastructure affect growth within cities and property values. Quantifying the effect of transportation projects on city growth and property values has proven difficult for at least two reasons. First, transportation infrastructure may produce growth and a rise in property values, but the latter may also lead to transportation projects.

Research on the Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of Elderly Individuals

The goals of the Elder Mistreatment program of research are to improve knowledge and understanding of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. NIJ strives to provide objective and independent knowledge and validated tools to reduce violence against elderly individuals, and promote healing and justice for victims. The objectives of this solicitation are to fund high-quality research projects in the area of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

Deadline: 

Monday, March 20, 2017

Research on Food Security using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics

The University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service and Food and Nutrition Service, seeks research proposals on food security using data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID). Research funded competitively under this announcement will focus on economic analyses of longitudinal household food insecurity and its links to food assistance program participation, work, income, consumption, health, and wealth.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Determinants of Life Expectancy by Income and Geography, and Implications for Social Security Policy

The National Bureau for Economic Research (NBER), a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to conducting and disseminating economic research, seeks applications for research projects that deepen our understanding of the mechanisms explaining geographic variation in the relationship between income and life expectancy in the United States, by using recently released statistics from the Health Inequality Project.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

A Study Into the Effect of Employment Conditions Upon Judicial Behavior and Performance

In common-law jurisdictions, appellate judges construct legal rules over time by building on previous decisions, using the facts, reasoning, and outcomes described by previous judges to guide their rulings. In this scheme, high-quality appellate decision-making has beneficial spillovers by helping future judges make good decisions. As with all public officials, the performance of appellate judges will depend in part on their conditions of employment.

Policies for Action: Policy and Law Research to Build a Culture of Health

Policies for Action: Policy and Law Research to Build a Culture of Health (P4A) was created to help build the evidence base for policies that can help build a Culture of Health.

Deadline: 

Friday, March 10, 2017

Metaketa III: Natural Resources

The Evidence in Governance and Politics (EGAP) network is soliciting proposals for field experiments that seek to assess the roles of information to governments and/or community monitoring of resources on the governance of forests and/or freshwater.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Metaketa II: Taxation

The Evidence in Governance and Politics (EGAP) network is soliciting proposals for field experiments that seek to assess the effects of facilitating citizens’ formalization of their relationship with the state on access to publicly financed goods, and tax compliance in developing countries.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Targeted basic behavioral and social science and intervention development for HIV prevention and care Research Grant (R01)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits innovative, targeted basic behavioral and social science and intervention development research to reduce incident HIV infections and improve the health of those living with HIV.

Deadline: 

Monday, September 9, 2019
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

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