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Past Recipients of Graduate Student Research Funding Beginning Fall Quarter 2021

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Graduate student research funding supports faculty-supervised doctoral student research activities, particularly field-based work on global poverty and economic development in middle- and low-income countries. Awards made during an academic year were not necessarily utilized that same year.


2021 - 2022 Academic Year

  • Gender and Equity
    Nina Buchmann, Department of Economics
    Paternalistic Discrimination in Bangladesh
  • Environment and Climate Change
    Aria Duncan, Department of Earth System Science
    Protecting Rice from Coupled Climate and Arsenic Threats
  • Business, Entrepreneurship, and Work
    Rupali Kaul, Graduate School of Business
    Assessing the Impact of Relational vs Transactional Selling Approaches: Field Experiment with Small Firms in Latin America
  • Innovations in Methods and Data
    Alexandr Lenk, Department of Economics
    Can Moral Nudges Play a Role in Development? Evidence from a Field Experiment with Promises
  • Gender and Equity
    Angela Leocata, Department of Anthropology
    Navigating Aspirational Trajectories: Underemployment in Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Business, Entrepreneurship, and Work
    Shantanu Nevrekar, Department of Anthropology
    Banking on Community? Cooperative Banks and Markets of Financial Inclusion in Small Town India
  • Governments and Institutions
    Matthew Ribar, Department of Political Science
    Who Wants Property Rights? Evidence from Niger
  • Governments and Institutions
    Andrés Felipe Rodriguez Martinez, Department of Economics
    Governance Institutions and Cooperation: An Experiment in Sierra Leone
  • Governments and Institutions
    Alexa Russo, Department of Anthropology
    Imagining Agrarian Alternatives: Sustainable Agriculture, Gender, and Cooperatives in India
  • Business, Entrepreneurship, and Work
    Mark Walsh, Department of Economics
    Understanding Peer Effects in Platform Industries: Experimental Evidence from Mobile Money in Pakistan