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Past Seed Grant Recipients

2016

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Andrew Hall

Political Science
Interactive Visualizations of Political Information in Large Datasets of Text
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Lochlann Jain

Anthropology
The Making of HIV Origins: How Science Makes Its History
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Krish Seetah

Anthropology
Improving Malaria 'Early Warning' Predictive Materials: A Proof-of-Concept Using Archaeohistoric and Climate Data

2015

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Arun Chandrasekhar

Department of Economics
Optimizing Network Referrals to Identify and Recruit Creditworthy Entrepreneurs
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Jens Hainmueller

Faculty Co-Director, Immigration Policy Lab, Department of Political Science
Immigration and Integration Policy: Causal Inference and the Evaluation of Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA)
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Brian Knutson

Department of Psychology
Cultural Neuroscience of Trust: The Role of Emotion
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David Laitin

Faculty Co-Director, Immigration Policy Lab, Department of Political Science
Immigration and Integration Policy: Causal Inference and the Evaluation of Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA)
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Mitchell Stevens

Graduate School of Education
A Fund for Scientific Research through Online Learning Environments
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Jeanne Tsai

Department of Psychology
Cultural Neuroscience of Trust: The Role of Emotion
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Barbara Voss

Anthropology
The Archaeology of Transpacific Migration: Wuyi Qiaoxiang Archaeology Project, Guangdong, China

2014

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Timothy Bresnahan

Economics
International Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Mobile Apps
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Geoffrey Cohen

Education
Mood Map and Text-Based Affirmation App
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Corey Fields

Sociology
Playing the Field, Desperately Looking, or Permanent Singleton: Exploring Explanations for Singleness
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Kalina Manova

Economics
Management Practices and International Trade
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Paolo Parigi

Sociology
Toward an Applied Social Science: A Proposal for a Collaboration Between Sociology and Civil and Environmental Engineering

Gavin Wright

Economics
The Southern Character of Black Occupational Progress
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Cristobal Young

Sociology
Millionaire Migration and the Demography of the Elite: Implications for American Tax Policy

2013

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Rebecca Bird

Anthropology
An indigenous food web for the Western Desert of Australia: integrating social and ecological sciences for biodiversity conservation
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Aliya Saperstein

Sociology
Surveying the Surveyors: Trends in measurement and knowledge production in U.S. social surveys
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Krish Seetah

Anthropology
Religion and Social Life in Mauritius: the Long Duree Perspective
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Kabir Tambar

Anthropology
he Polemics of Humanity: Civil Disobedience and Political Disidentification in Turkey

2012

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Nick Bloom

Associate Professor of Economics
“Does Working from Home Work? Evidence from a Corporate Experiment”
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Angela Garcia

Anthropology
Gifts of the Spirit, Technologies of the State: Addiction, Regulation and Care among Pentecostal-charismatics in Mexico City, Mexico
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Matthew Harding

Economics
Food Purchases, Nutrition and Obesity: A Nationally Representative Study
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Sean Reardon

Education, Sociology (by courtesy)
Income Segregation and Political Polarization
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Jonathan Rodden

Political Science
Income Segregation and Political Polarization

Jonathan Wand

Political Science
Unifying the Study of Legislative Actions and Federal Spending

2011

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Lisa Blaydes

Political Science
Repression, Resistance and Regime Durability in Authoritarian Iraq
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Walter Powell

School of Education
Rewarding Performance That Is Hard to Measure: The Diffusion and Impact of Metrics and Evaluation in the Nonprofit Sector
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Florian Scheuer

Economics
Optimal Income Taxation in Economies with Rent Seeking
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Xueguang Zhou

Sociology
Elite Mobility and the Intra-organizational Relationship in the Chinese Bureaucratic State

2010

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Tanya Luhrmann

Anthropology
Comparative Study of Hallucinatory Phenomena in Psychosis in the United States and India
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Aprajit Mahajan

Economics
Can Better Management Raise Growth and Reduce Pollution?

2009

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Giacomo DeGiorgi

Economics
"Climate Change: the Effects of Changes in Uncertainty on Consumption, Savings and Investment"
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Paula England

Sociology
Class Differences in Contraception and Unplanned Pregnancies
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Tomás Jiménez

Sociology
Immigration, Assimilation and the U.S. Host Society
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Luigi Pistaferri

Economics
"Climate Change: the Effects of Changes in Uncertainty on Consumption, Savings and Investment"

2008

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Melissa Brown

Anthropology
Chinese Marriage Forms, Son Preferences, and Sex Ratios: Combining Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches to a Major Demographic and Cultural Problem
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Alberto Diaz-Cayeros

Political Science
The Geographic Distribution of Income and Political Preferences
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Jennifer Eberhardt

Psychology
The Continued Dehumanization of Blacks in the Modern Era
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Marcus Feldman

Biology
Chinese Marriage Forms, Son Preferences, and Sex Ratios: Combining Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches to a Major Demographic and Cultural Problem
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Max Floetotto

Economics
"Really Uncertain Business Cycles"
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Nir Jaimovich

Economics
"Really Uncertain Business Cycles"
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Petra Moser

Economics
Regulation in Financial Markets: Evidence from Specialists' Willingness to Pay for NYSE Seats - 1883 to 1978
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Susan Olzak

Sociology
Globalization and the Environmental Justice Movement
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Rob Reich

Political Science
Support for the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society proposal to the Hewlett Foundation
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Michael Rosenfeld

Sociology
A Longitudinal Study of Couple Formation and Dissolution