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Past Recipients of Graduate Student Fellowships from Spring Quarter 2022 - Present

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Graduate student fellowships can provide one to two quarters of support in the form of tuition and a graduate student stipend for students pursuing dissertation research on topics related to global poverty and development. Awards are for the following academic year. 

2022 - 2023 Academic Year

Nina Buchmann, Department of Economics
Discrimination and Violence against Women -- Evidence from Bangladesh

Suhani Jalota, School of Medicine
What Works for Her? How Work-from-Home Digital Jobs Affect Female Labor Force Participation (With Evidence from the Urban Poor)

Jason Mian Luo, Department of Political Science
The Political Economy of Information Manipulation within Autocratic Systems: Evidence from China’s Government Procurement Activities

Jerome Nowak, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Utility of 3D printing for Disease Diagnostics: Low-Cost Electricity-Free Method for Automated Thin Smearing of Whole Blood

Esteban Salmon Perrilliat, Department of Anthropology
Power to the Prosecution? An Ethnography of Criminal Investigation in Mexico City

Sarah Thompson, Department of Political Science 
Justice and Identity amid Legal Pluralism: Evidence from Traditional Communities in Pakistan and Beyond

Mark Walsh, Graduate School of Education
How do Social Concerns Influence Technology Adoption?: Evidence from Digital Financial Services in Pakistan and Tanzania

2021 - 2022 Academic Year

Jitka Hiscox, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Evaluating the Relationship Between Water Access, Maternal Well-Being, Caregiving and Child Development 

Anna-Katharina von Krauland, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Revealing the Onshore and Offshore Potential: Wind Energy Atlas for India and the United States Accounting for Spatial Use Restrictions, Weather Variability, and Wind Speed Thresholds

Jiwon Kim, Department of Political Science
Social Identification and Political Mobilization of Conflict-stricken Ethnic Minorities

Alexandr Lenk, Department of Economics
The Role of Promises in Economic Development: A Cross-Regional Field Experiment in Egypt

Ana Trindade Ribeiro, Graduate School of Education
Can Gender Gaps in College Placement and Labor Market Outcomes Be Explained by Differences in Test-Taking Behavior?

Pablo Seward Delaporte, Department of Anthropology
Dwelling in Vulnerability: The Politics of Migrant Life in Chile

Chun-Yu (Jo Ann) Wang, Department of Anthropology
Refining Politics: Oil Development, Environmental Activism, and Political Improvisation in Rural Malaysia

Réka Zempléni, Department of Economics
What Drives Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries, and How Can They be Best Supported? Experimental Evidence from Colombia and India

Sally Zhang, Department of Economics
Asymmetric Information and Hidden Income within the Household in Developing Countries