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Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

Spring 2015 PSC newletter available now

Formal demography workshop and conference at UC Berkeley, August 17-21

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Experiment on Direct Deposit and Commitments to Save in Malawi

a PSC Research Project

Investigator:   Dean Yang

This project explores how to increase formal savings in developing countries via innovative savings products. In particular, the project investigates whether --and to what extent-- psychological mechanisms can be leveraged to increase savings in rural Malawi.

Funding Period: 09/20/2012 to 06/30/2013

Country of Focus: Malawi

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