The Institute of Business and Economic Research (IBER) is provides small donor funded Dissertation Research Awards to aid in research by UC Berkeley Graduate Students in the Ph.D. programs in Agricultural & Resource Economics, Business, Demography, Economics, and Public Policy. The maximum award is $1,000. Grants may be used to cover out-of-pocket expenses associated with gathering data or conducting interviews in support of a Ph.D. dissertation.
|Melissa Hidrobo (Agriculture and Resource Economics) "The Effects of Ecuador's 1998-2000 Economic Crisis on Child Health and Cognitive Development"|
|Matteo Maggiori (Economics) "The Role of the USD in the International Monetary System"|
|Kehinde Ajayi (Economics) "School Choice and the Quality of Returns"|
|Ity Shurtz (Economics) "Physician Responses to Malpractice Claims"|
|Aiwa Shirako (Managment of Organizations) "Sympathy in Managerial Decision Making"|
|Mitch Hoffman (Economics) "Information and the Internet: Evidence from the Field"|
|Nicholas Li (Economics) "Using Time Use Data and Geographic Variables to Analyze Why Some Households Consume a Wider Range of Goods than Others"|
|Reid Hamel (Demography) "Does Labor Migration Erode Human Capital in Sending Communities? Evidence from Tajikistan"|
|Lorenz Kung (Economics) "Measuring Change in Expected Tax Rates Using Bond Prices"|
|Margaret Frye (Demography) "Bright Futures Promised: Universal Primary Education and Future Aspirations in Malawi"|
|Stanis Maldonado (Ag Econ) "Economic and Political Effects of a the Resource Curse: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Peru"|
|Bryan Hong (Business) "Estimating the Value and Selection of Middle Managers--Evidence from the Quick Service Economy"|
Dylan Minor (Business) "Contests with Capcity Constraints"
Jane Zhang (Economics) "Secondary Education, Migration, Fertility and Sibling Effects"
Johannes Wieland (Economics) "Fiscal Multipliers in the Liquidity Trap and the Taylor Principle: International Theory and Evidence"
Ben Crost (Agriculture and Resource Economics) "The Effect of Community-Driven Development on Civil Conflict: The Case of KALAHI-CIDSS in the Philippines”
|Barney Hartman-Glaser (Business) "Reputation, Signaling and Security Design"|
|Gee Hee Hong (Economics) "The Role of Retailers and Price Movement"|
|Gavin Kilduff (Business) "The Psychology of Rivalry"|
|Sara Lopus (Demography) "Effects of HIV Mortlaity and Labor Migration"|
|Fangwen Lu (AgEcon) "Health Insurance and Doctor Behaviors"|
|Reza Shabani (Economics) "Investor Reaction to Stale Information"|
|Johannes Wieland (Economics) "Fiscal Multipliers in the Liquidity Trap"|
|Sean Wilkoff (Business) "Liquidity and the Market for Municipal Bond Insurance"|