IBER’s donors and the John Carter Endowment make it possible for the Institute to award small Dissertation Research Awards (aka “mini-grants” to UC Berkeley Ph.D. students in Agricultural and Resource Economics, Demography, Economics, and Public Policy. The maximum grant is generally $1,000 and may be used to cover out-of-pocket expenses directly associated with conducting dissertation research.
|Jiakai Chen, (Haas) "LIBOR's Poker: Interbank Borrowing Costs and Strategic Reporting'"|
|Aluma Dembo, (ARE) "The Effects of Social interaction on Risk Preferences"|
|Willa Friedman, (Economics) "Monitoring and Public Sector Productivity"|
|Simon Galle, (Economics) "Understanding Ethnic Cooperation in Kenya"|
|Guojun He, (ARE) “Health effects of air pollution: evidence from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games”|
|Yongdong Liu, (ARE) "Cross-platform Behaviors of Mobile Applications Developers"|
|Michaela Pagel, (Economics) "Expectations-based Reference-dependent Consumption and Portfolio Choice -- Evidence from the Lab"|
|Moon Parks, (ARE) "The Effect of Information Provision About Eye Care Coverage on Utilization of Eye Care Service among the Medicare Beneficiaries"|
|Gigi Perry, (Haas) "Elasticities of Demand for Low-fat Products”|
Antonio Rosato, (Economics) “‘Limited Availability Deals and Consumer Loss Aversion”
|Serafinelli, Michel, (Economics) “De-agglomeration, Productivity and Labor Quality: an Event-study Based on Closures of Large High-wage Plants”|
|Vera Te Verde, (Economics) "Identifying Beliefs-based Social Preferences"|
|Frenk Urrusti, Maria Sinaia Luz (Economics) "The Political Economics of Media Capture in Mexico"|
IBER thanks the following for their recent donations in support of the Institute's dissertation research awards:
Only through individual gifts and endowments can IBER continue to make grants to graduate students in support of their dissertation research. Please consider making a gift to IBER through Give To Cal.