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SIPA Announces 2024–25 Dean’s Faculty Grant Awardees

Posted May 16 2024
2024–25 Dean’s Faculty Grant Awardees

Dean Keren Yarhi-Milo has announced the recipients of the 2024–25 SIPA Dean’s Faculty Grants. The grants are designed to support projects pursuing basic social science inquiry, policy-related research, or innovative teaching initiatives, such as those that include research into public policy issues or other topics related to SIPA courses. Policy-relevant research projects may be domestic, international, or comparative, and collaborative interdisciplinary research proposals are encouraged. 

Congratulations to this year’s recipients!

Faculty Grant Recipients

Douglas Almond for Long-Term Effects of US Above-Ground Nuclear Tests

Daniel Björkegren for AI Support for Teachers in Low Income Countries

Fernando Cirelli for Does Banking Concentration Undermine Economic Growth?

Wojciech Kopczuk for Business Organizational Forms, Taxation, and Political Economy of Funding Physician Spending in Canada

Tamar Mitts for Mitigating Human Vulnerability to AI-Generated Disinformation

Christian Pop-Eleches and Miguel Urquiola for The Impact of STEM High School Curriculum on Non-Cognitive Outcomes

Anya Schiffrin for Columbia University: A Pioneer in the Media Literacy Movement and Publishers and Large Language Models: Prospects for Negotiation

Yumiko Shimabukuro for Misery Beneath the Miracle in East Asia

China-Related Grant Recipients

Douglas Almond for Does Environmentalism Sum to a Constant? Moral Licensing and Household Recycling in China

Eric Verhoogen for Switching Costs in Production