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Recipients of PSC Small Fund Awards

Albert Hermalin Scholars Fund

Arland Thornton. Developmental Idealism. 2011-2012.

Arland Thornton. Developmental Idealism Workshop. 2010-2011.

Dirgha J. Ghimire. Small Grant to Enhance Social Science Research Capacity in Nepal. 2009-2010.

Brown Fund

Eva L. Mueller New Directions in Economics and Demography Fund

Sarah Gutin. Factors Associated with safer conception uptake by women living with HIV in Botswana. 2017-2018.

Jeffrey Swindle. Exposure to Cultural Scripts and Attitudes toward Violence against Women in Malawi. 2017-2018.

Benjamin Thompson. Pensions, Retirement, and the Disutility of Labor: Bunching in Brazil. 2017*.

Eric Chyn. Experimental evidence on peer effects in the workplace. 2015-2016.

Manuela Angelucci. Delivering Conditional Cash Transfers via Savings Accounts: Default and Mental Accounting Mechanisms. 2014-2015.

Jay Borchert. American Corrections: Why and how U.S. prisons reshape and refine American inequality. 2013-2014.

Katherine Lin. Navigating the Boundaries of Work and Family as a Female Professional: Cohort Comparisons of the Experiences of Physicians. 2013-2014.

Lori Wallace. Risk of Trauma Exposure and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Children Who Experience Parental Incarceration. 2013-2014.

Akilah Wise. Unintended Pregnancy and Educational Advantage: The Experience of Pregnancy Anticipation among Diverse Women. 2013-2014.

Dean Yang, Catherine Ambler. Channeling Remittances toward Human Capital Investment in Central America. 2013-2014.

Martha J. Bailey. Understanding the Longterm Effects of Breastfeeding on Children's Life Chances. 2012-2013.

Cassandra Dorius. Assessing Family Change and Instability from 1979-2010. 2012-2013.

Akilah Wise. Situating Pregnancy Intention Status: An inquiry into the relationship between educational advantage, structural opportunity, and pregnancy planning. 2012-2013.

Marta Murray-Close. Job Seekers' Survey. 2011-2012.

Manuela Angelucci. Understanding peer effects. 2011-2012.

Marshall Weinberg Endowment Fund

Marshall Weinberg International Travel Fund

Marshall Weinberg Population, Development & Climate Change Fellowship

Marshall Weinberg Research Fellowship

Joshua Greenberg. Help or Harm: The Unintended Consequences of Non-Governmental Organizations in the Ugandan Health Sector. 2018*.

Katrina Hauschildt. Seeking Comforts, Seeking Cures: Racial Inequalities at the End-of-Life. 2017-2018.

Jessica Gillooly. Calling for Service: Implications of Reactive Policing on Law Enforcement and the Public. 2017-2018.

Aresha Martinez-Cardoso. Immigration Policy and the Racialization of Latinos: Consequences for Health. 2017-2018.

Michael Zabek. Impacts of economic inequality on local economies. 2016-2017.

Vanesa Lisbeth Iglesias-Rios. The effects of human trafficking on the mental and physical health of formerly trafficked individuals from the Mekong subregion (Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam). 2016-2017.

Lucie Kalousova. Durable Disparity: The Emergence and Entrenchment of the Great American Smoking Gap. 2015.

Christopher Near. Bridging the Income-Parenting Gap: Three Essays on the Interrelationships of Household Income, Parenting Practices, and Child Outcomes. 2015.

Benjamin Thompson. Local Government Spending, Employment, and Spillovers in Brazil. 2015.

Margaret Lay. The Impact of Private Pension Design on Macroeconomic Aggregates through Decisions of Workers and Firms. 2015.

Daniel Schaffa. Determinants of Conceptions in the United States. 2015.

Isaac Sorkin. Essays on Equilibrium in Labor Markets. 2013-2014.

Siwei Cheng. Unequal Trajectories: Three Papers on Inequality over the Life Course. 2013-2014.

Linnea Evans. Racial disparities in the timing of hypertension onset: time-use as a proxy for early-life disadvantage and predictor of stress and early-onset hypertension. 2013-2014.

Johannes Norling. Family Planning and Fertility in South Africa under Apartheid. 2013-2014.

Emily Merchant. Prediction and Control: Global Population, Population Science, and Population Politics in the Twentieth Century. 2012-2013.

Andrew Goodman-Bacon. Three Essays on Health Policy and Mortality. 2012-2013.

Laura Zimmermann. Remember When It Rained: The Elusiveness of Gender Discrimination in Indian School Enrollment. 2012-2013.

Rachael Pierotti. Perceptions of Violence Against Women in Africa. 2011-2012.

Tanya Byker. The Opt-Out Continuation: Education, Work and Motherhood from 1984-2011. 2011-2012.

Alexandra Achen Killewald. What Money Buys and Family Costs: Three Papers on the Work-Family Intersection. 2010-2011.

Jessica Hoel. Determinants of Sharing between Spouses: Experimental Evidence from Rural Kenya. 2010-2011.

Brad Hershbein. Three Essays on Labor Market Entry. 2010-2011.

Kristin Seefeldt. The Changing Safety Net: Low Income Families' Economic Survival Strategies During a Recession. 2009-2010.

Susan Godlonton. Employee Crime and Monitoring in Malawi. 2009-2010.

Brian Kovak. Regional Labor Market Effects of Trade Policy: Evidence from Brazilian Liberalization. 2008-2009.

Meeta Sainju Pradhan. Examining Social Exclusion of Caste and Ethnic Groups in Community Activities in Nepal. 2008-2009.

Sun-Jae Hwang. Socioeconomic Polarization and Personal Well-being under Neoliberal Restructuring:Implications of South Korea since the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis. 2007-2008.

Colter Mitchell. Whose Will Dominates? Individual, Family and Community Influences on Participation in Spouse Selection. 2006-2007.

Taryn Dinkelman. The effects of rural electrification on employment: New evidence from South Africa. 2006-2007.

Sarah Brauner-Otto. Schools, health services, employers, and family related beliefs and behaviors: A study in Nepal. 2005-2006.

PSC Alumni Graduate Support Fund

PSC Initiatives Fund

Dustin Brown. Educational Spillovers and Adult Health in the United States. 2014-2015.

Patrick Coate. Proximity and Two-Way Intergenerational Resource Flows in the US. 2014-2015.

Jennifer S. Barber. The Potential for Teen Pregnancy Interventions via the Pharmacy. 2014-2015.

Arline T. Geronimus. Pilot Feasibility Study for R01 submission to test Jedi Public Health approach. 2014-2015.

Pawel Krolikowski. Measuring and Modeling the Experience of Displaced Workers. 2014-2015.

Jennifer S. Barber. Group-Based Trajectory Modeling of Pregnancy Desire in Young Adulthood. 2013-2014.

Elizabeth Eve Bruch. Asymmetrical Response to Positive and Negative Change in Neighborhood Composition. 2013-2014.

Jamie Budnick. Barriers to Mixed Methods Research: Non-heterosexual Behavior, Attraction, and Identity in Survey Research and Beyond. 2013-2018.

Jeffrey Morenoff, David J. Harding. Effect of Incarceration on Health. 2013-2014.

Amelia Karraker, Robert F. Schoeni. Psychological Human Capital and Health across the Life Course: Evidence from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics. 2013-2014.

Yasamin Kusunoki. Relationship Violence: The Role of Dynamic Relationship Processes. 2013-2014.

Katherine Lin. Navigating the Boundaries of Work and Family as a Female Professional: Cohort Comparisons of the Experiences of Physicians. 2013-2014.

Colter Mitchell. Social Inequality and Telomere Length in Fragile Families. 2013-2014.

Javier Rodriguez. The effects of racial disparities in health and aging on the future racial composition of the electorate. 2013-2014.

Robert F. Schoeni. Historical Trends in Parental Financial Support of Young Adults. 2013-2014.

Jason Kerwin. Response of Malawians' Sexual Behavior to Information about HIV Transmission Risks. 2012-2013.

Emily Merchant. Prediction and Control: Global Population, Population Science, and Population Politics in the Twentieth Century. 2012-2013.

George C. Alter. American Indian Demography and Reservation Settlement. 2012-2013.

Arland Thornton. Documenting Distribution and Trends of Developmental Idealism in Nepali Textbooks. 2012-2013.

David Mickey-Pabello. Unemployment and Post-unemployment Outcomes circa the Great Recession: The sequential link between unemployment and education. 2012-2013.

Kenzie Latham. Neighborhood Characteristics, Physical Activity, and Recovery from Mobility Limitations. 2012-2013.

Erin Linnenbringer. Examining Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Subtype within the Context of Neighborhood Social Environments. 2012-2013.

Lauren Nicholas. Long-Term Impacts of Medicare and Medicaid on Household Wealth. 2012-2013.

Akilah Wise. Situating Pregnancy Intention Status: An inquiry into the relationship between educational advantage, structural opportunity, and pregnancy planning. 2012-2013.

Jessica Wyse. Aging Prisoners Reentering Society: Individual, Social and Community-Level Determinants of Success. 2012-2013.

Jennifer S. Barber. Developmental Idealism in the U.S.: Acceptance among a Sample of Young Women. 2011-2012.

James F. Burke. Real World Outcomes after Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis. 2011-2012.

Neil Mehta. Contribution of Obesity to International Differences in Life Expectancy. 2011-2012.

Kristin Turney. Health Inequalities and the Reproduction of Disadvantage in Early Childhood. 2011-2012.

Megan Andrew, Margaret Hicken. Maternal and infant health in the age of (changing) segregation. 2011-2012.

Arland Thornton. Developmental Idealism. 2011-2012.

Cassandra Dorius. Family Instability from a Child's Perspective. 2011-2012.

Shawn F. Dorius. National Prestige Score Data Collection. 2011-2012.

William H. Frey. PSC Media Outreach for Census 2010. 2011-2012.

J.J. Prescott. The Effects of Sex Offender Laws on the Sexual Health of Minors and on the Residential Geography of Crime Commission. 2011-2012.

Jennifer S. Barber. The Role of Violence in the Processes Leading to Unintended Pregnancy. 2010-2011.

Danya Keene. Public Housing Demolition, Relocation and Health in Atlanta, Georgia. 2010-2011.

Yasamin Kusunoki. Characterizing Young Women's Relationship Experiences. 2010-2011.

Elizabeth Eve Bruch, Jeffrey Morenoff. Unpacking Trends in Neighborhood Poverty, Affluence, and Economic Diversity, 1970-2010. 2010-2011.

Amy M. Pienta. Retirement in the 1950s: Rebuilding a Longitudinal Database. 2010-2011.

Pamela Smock. Integrating U.S. Fertility Surveys. 2010-2011.

Kristin Turney. Mental Health Correlates and Consequences of Romantic Relationships from Adolescence through Early Adulthood. 2010-2011.

Yu Xie. Modeling Individual-level Heterogeneity in Research on Racial Residential Segregation. 2010-2011.

Emily E. Wiemers. The Effect of Economic Conditions on Young Adult Behavior. 2010-2011.

Meeta Sainju Pradhan. Proposal for Travel and Data Collection: Examining Social Exclusion of Caste and Ethnic Groups in Community Level Collective Action in Nepal. 2009-2010.

Jessica Wyse. Race, Gender and the Administration of Justice in theCommunity Corrections System: a Case Study. 2009-2010.

PSC Pilot

Yasamin Kusunoki, Jennifer S. Barber, Justin Heinze, Marc Zimmerman, Tom Reischl. The Effects of Community-Level Violence on Individual-Level Violent Experiences. 2014-2015.

Martha J. Bailey, George C. Alter, C. Hoyt Bleakley, Shari Eli, Margaret Levenstein, Adriana Lleras-Muney, Dean Yang. Pilot Study for Creating the Early Twentieth Century Intergenerational, Longitudinal Dataset. 2014-2015.

Alexandra Murphy, Alix Gould-Werth. Toward a Measure of Transportation Insecurity: Understanding the Relationship between Transportation & Social Inequality. 2014-2016.

Colter Mitchell, Christopher Monk. Population Neuroscience: A Pilot Project to Examine Poverty and Brain Imaging in Adolescence. 2014.

PSC-Ford Funds

Ronald and Deborah Freedman Fund for International Population Activities

Arland Thornton. Social and Demographic Change Among American Indians. 2017-2018.

Jeffrey Lockhart. Joint Panel with ISR and Fragile Families Challenge. 2017-2018.

Jeffrey Swindle. The impact of global and local institutions on Malawian's attitudes toward wife-beating. 2015-2016.

Mary McEniry. Cross National Data on Early Life Conditions and Older Adult Health in Low, Middle and High Income Countries: A Pilot to Extend the Scope and Usability of the RELATE Data. 2014-2015.

Ellen Compernolle. Remittances from an absent husband: The effects of international labor migration to the Persian Gulf on family dynamics in Chitwan, Nepal. 2013-2014.

Dirgha J. Ghimire. Capacity Building for International Social Science Research. 2013-2014.

Jason Kerwin. Effect of Income Timing and Structure on Savings and Consumption Behavior. 2013-2014.

Emily Ann Marshall. Variations in Reports of Fertility Preferences: Evidence from an Experimental Survey. 2013-2014.

William Story. A comparative approach to validating the measurement of social capital in Bangladesh. 2013-2014.

Hongwei Xu. Residential Segregation and Locational Attainments among Migrants to Shanghai: A Spatial Perspective. 2013-2014.

Yasamin Kusunoki. A Comparison of Attitudes, Intentions, and Behaviors of Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Young Women: Evidence from the Relationship Dynamics and Social Life (RDSL) Study. 2012-2013.

Shawn F. Dorius. Global Status Hierarchies (continuation). 2012-2013.

Prem B. Bhandari. Measurement of Remittance Use in a Remittance Dependent Economy. 2012-2013.

Dirgha J. Ghimire. Measurement of Marital Interactions and Relationship Dynamics in Nepal. 2012-2013.

Caroline Sten Hartnett. Pregnancy Desires, Pre- and Post-Conception. 2012-2013.

Rebecca L. Thornton. Impact of Cash Grants among South African Youth. 2012-2013.

Fabian T. Pfeffer. Wealth and Opportunity in Sweden, the United States, and Germany. 2011-2012.

Arland Thornton. Demography, Family, and Developmental Idealism in the World's Textbooks. 2011-2012.

Paul A. Burns. Intergenerational Linkages and AIDS: The South Africa Old Age Pension and Sexual Vulnerability Among Youth. 2011-2012.

Prem B. Bhandari, Dirgha J. Ghimire. Data Dissemination and Data Analysis Workshop in Nepal. 2011-2012.

David Lam, George C. Alter, Rachel C. Snow. Short course in analysis of census and survey data in Ghana. 2011-2012.

Keera Allendorf. Perceptions of Family Change and Marital Quality among Nepalis. 2010-2011.

Prem B. Bhandari. Research Capacity Building for International Social Science Research. 2010-2011.

Daniel G. Brown. Land Use Adaptation in Agro-Pastoral Communities on the Mongolian Plateau. 2010-2011.

Mark Padilla. Sexual Geographies and HIV Vulnerability Among Transgendered Sex Workers in the Eastern Dominican Republic. 2010-2011.

Arland Thornton. Developmental Idealism Workshop. 2010-2011.

Yu Xie. Support for co-hosting a conference at Renmin University at International Sociological Committee (RC28) on Social Stratification and Inequality. 2009-2010.

Deborah Lowry. Conference Presentation at the 2009 RC28 meeting in Beijing China, "The Role of Non-Cognitive Skills in Educational Achievement in Rural China. 2009-2010.

Jeffrey Morenoff. Economic Development and Changes in Crime and Risk Behaviors. 2009-2010.

Raj Arunachalam. Incentives for Life. 2009-2010.

Magdalena Cerdá, Jeffrey Morenoff, Ana V. Diez Roux, Luis Fernando Duque. Neighborhood transit-oriented development and health risk behaviors: using a social experiment to evaluate the impact of neighborhood change on health. 2007-2009.

Dirgha J. Ghimire, William G. Axinn, Stephanie Chardoul. Armed Conflict, Family Change and Mental Health. 2007-2009.

Rebecca L. Thornton. Menstruation and Education in Nepal: Follow-up Study. 2007-2009.

Emily Smith-Greenaway. School expansion and health in late life: Evidence from Nepal..

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