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.
|Armando Franco, (Economics) "Moral Hazard and the Medicare Part D 'Doughnut Hole'"|
|Sarah Cowan, (Demography) "How Secret-Keeping Affects Perceived Network Segregation and Population Estimates: The Case of Miscarriage and Abortion in the United States"|
|Fiona Yao, (Business) "Executive Stock Options Behavior in China"|
|Matteo Maggiori, (Business) "New Estimates of Currency Returns"|
|Jamie McCasland, (Economics) "Returns to Youth Apprenticeship Training in Ghana"|
|Tadeja Gracner, (Economics) "The Effect of Rural Roads Improvements on Employment in Peru"|
|Moshe Barach, (Business) "The Political Incentives to Lying"|
|Andrew Dustan, (AgEcon) “Long-Run Returns to High School Quality in Mexico City”|
Catherine Barry, (Sociology/Demography) “‘Moving On Up?’ Institutional Strategies of Mobility among Immigrants and Children of Immigrants; The Case of the U.S. Military Institution”
|James Zuberi, (Economics) “Effects of Power Outages on Firm Size Distribution in Karachi”|
|Insook Lee, (Economics) "Optimal Income Taxation and Optimal Tax Mobilization"|
|Ayako Matsuda, (AgEcon) "Basis Risk and the Demand for Weather Index Insurance"|
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.