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Past Grantees of Junior Faculty Research Funding

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Prior to spring quarter 2022, Global Development Research Funding was formerly known as Junior Faculty Research Funding. 

2020 - 2021 Academic Year

  • Health
    Pascal Geldsetzer, School of Medicine
    Community Health Workers to Achieve Uptake of Low-Sodium Salt: A Proof of Concept Trial in Rural Bangladesh
  • Gender and Equity
    Governments and Institutions
    Saad Gulzar, Department of Political Science
    Sharing Supportive Social Norms for Female Voting in Pakistan
  • Business, Entrepreneurship, and Work
    Innovations in Methods and Data
    Irene Lo, Department of Management Science and Engineering
    Improving Livelihoods of the Global Poor through Information-Sharing Platforms
  • Environment and Climate Change
    Education and Skills
    Prashant Loyalka, Graduate School of Education
    Mitigating the Impacts of Noise Pollution, Air Pollution, and Extreme Temperature on the Educational Outcomes of Low-Income Students in Developing Countries
  • Gender and Equity
    Soledad Prillaman, Department of Political Science
    Gendered Networks: How Political Information Travels Through Clustered Women's Groups
  • Environment and Climate Change
    William TarpehDepartment of Chemical Engineering
    Reimagining Excreta as a Resource: Developing and Evaluating Techniques to Valorize Urine and Accelerate Sustainable Sanitation Access
  • Business, Entrepreneurship, and Work
    Chenzi Xu, Graduate School of Business
    The Impact of Multinational Enterprises on Labor Markets in Brazil

2019 - 2020 Academic Year

  • Gender and Equity
    Arun Chandrasekhar, Department of Economics
    Affirmative Action, Attitudes and Social Networks: Evidence from Caste-Based Reservation in India
  • Governments and Institutions
    Saad Gulzar, Department of Political Science
    The Rise of Decentralization in Consolidating Peace: Evidence from Nepal
  • Health
    Environment and Climate Change
    Erin Mordecai, Department of Biology
    Exploring Feedbacks Between Land Use, Behavior, and Dengue to Improve and Promote Sustainable Development and Health
  • Trade and Migration
    Business, Entrepreneurship, and Work
    Meredith Startz, Department of Economics
    Middlemen: The Structure of Chains of Intermediation
  • Health
    Environment and Climate Change
    William Tarpeh, Department of Chemical Engineering 
    Wastewater Mining: Detecting SARS-CoV-2 and Extracting Marketable Disinfectant from Fecal Sludge in Dakar, Senegal

2018 - 2019 Academic Year

  • Business, Entrepreneurship, and Work
    Stephen Anderson, Graduate School of Business
    - Evaluating the Impact of the Lean Start-up Method for Entrepreneurs in Kenya and Uganda
    Modernizing Small-Scale Retailers in Emerging Markets: Contrasting Customer-Facing Modernization to Product-Facing Modernization
  • Gender and Equity
    Arun Chandrasekhar, Department of Economics
    Affirmative Action, Attitudes and Social Networks: Evidence from Caste-Based Reservation in India
  • Gender and Equity
    Governments and Institutions
    Saad Gulzar, Department of Political Science
    - Responsive Linkages Between Voters and Politicians in Pakistan - Continuing Data Collection and Extension to Local Government
    Social Spillovers and Female Political Participation in Pakistan
  • Business, Entrepreneurship, and Work
    Urbanization and Infrastructure
    Governments and Institutions
    Melanie Morten, Department of Economics
    -The Impact of Moral Hazard and Network-Based Hiring on Firm Performance
    -Tracking Study for Dar es Salaam Bus Rapid Transit Project
  • Business, Entrepreneurship, and Work
    Education and Skills
    Aruna RanganathanGraduate School of Business
    Consumer Tastes, Market Intermediaries and the Livelihoods of Artisans in India
  • Governments and Institutions
    Business, Entrepreneurship, and Work
    Jennifer Pan, Department of Communication
    - Digital Technology and Ethnic Violence in Myanmar
    - Consumer Tastes, Market Intermediaries and the Livelihoods of Artisans in India
  • Environment and Climate Change
    Health
    William Tarpeh, Department of Chemical Engineering
    Engineering Agricultural Resilience After Natural Disasters: Deployable Fertilizer Production to Rehabilitate Arable Land
  • Innovations in Methods and Data
    Johan UganderDepartment of Management Science and Engineering
    The Rich Value of Poverty Data