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Policies and Programs to Reduce Child Poverty and Its Effects

The Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison seeks to fund research examining policies and programs with the potential to reduce child poverty and/or its effects, a key area of interest identified by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.

Deadline: 

Friday, March 31, 2017

Intergenerational Mobility in the United States

The Russell Sage Foundation (RSF) seeks applications for research projects that deepen our understanding of intergenerational mobility by using recently released statistics on mobility from the Equality of Opportunity Project.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Rice Family Fellowship in Bioethics and the Humanities

Each year there is a theme; this time it's “The Gift and Weight of Genomic Knowledge.”

Deadline: 

Friday, March 3, 2017

The Minerva Research Initiative

The 2017 Interest Areas are situated within DOD strategic priorities that reflect the general, department-wide interests and those more specific to each Service. There is, of course, overlap and collaboration between the respective interest areas, but in framing their proposals researchers are encouraged to consider both the area of interest and the general context of needs it represents:
General Interest Area: Sociality, Security, and Interconnectivity
Special Interest Area 1: Understanding the Social Impact of Autonomy

Deadline: 

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Randomized Controlled Trials to Evaluate Social Programs Whose Delivery Will Be Funded by Government or Other Entities

The goal in funding such RCTs is to build the body of programs rigorously shown to produce sizable, sustained benefits to participants or society, and to do so in a cost-efficient manner by leveraging program funds contributed by government, philanthropic foundations, or other funders.

Metaketa IV: Conflict

The Evidence in Governance and Politics (EGAP) network is soliciting proposals for field experiments that seek to assess the effects of community policing programs to build citizen trust in and improve the effectiveness of police services.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, January 4, 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

Dissertation Fellowships

Priority areas include:

• Social Security

• Macroeconomic analyses of Social Security

• Wealth and retirement income

• Program interactions

• International research

• Demographic research

Deadline: 

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Seed Grants for Interdisciplinary Projects in Society and Neuroscience

The PSSN Program will offer annual seed/pilot grants to enable collaboration between Columbia and Barnard faculty in the humanities, arts, or social sciences, and faculty in the natural sciences whose primary focus is the empirical study of mind, brain, and behavior. This request for proposals is open to all full-time faculty at Columbia University and Barnard College that contribute to these interdisciplinary goals. Non-faculty applications may be reviewed on a case-by-case basis with at least one faculty member serving as co-investigator.

Deadline: 

Monday, February 20, 2017

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