Faculty Research Grants

2016-17 Awardees

P.I. Name/Dept. Project Title
Aniza, Sarah (Public Policy)

The Politics of Public Safety: How Unions of Police Officers and Firefighters Shape Local Public Service Provision

Brown, Clair (Economics)

Measuring California’s Quality of Life, and Job Quality

Collier, Ruth Berins (Political Science)

Regulation of On-Demand Work: The Politics of the Uber Economy

De Vaan, Mathijs (Haas)

Collaboration After Retractions?

Dow, William H. (Public Health)

Participation and Plan Choices in the 2014-2016 California Individual Health Insurance Market

Fligstein, Neil (Sociology)

The Role of Foreclosures in the Destruction of Wealth for Black, Hispanic, and Middle Class Families in the Great Recession

Fox, Cybelle (Sociology)

Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop

Gelber, Alexander (GSPP)

The Effect of the Social Security Earnings Test on Employment

Haveman, Heather (Sociology)

The New One Percent? Data Science and Changes in American Corporate Leadership

Holmes, Seth (Public Health)

Growing Up Transborder: Youth, Future Aspirations, and Immigrant Farm Labor in the United States

Hsiang, Soloman (Public Policy)

Labor Productivity in a Warmer World: The Impact of Climate Change on the Global Workforce

Kline, Patrick (Economics)

How Much Did the Wage Structure Change? Correlated Estimates of Worker-Firm Effects and Sorting

Leung, Ming (Haas)

The Dilemma of Mobility: The Differential Effects of Women and Men’s Erratic Career Paths on Performance Appraisals

Levine, David (Haas)

“Personalized Policy” for OSHA (& Beyond): Machine Learning of Heterogeneous Treatment Effects Without Over-Fitting

Magruder, Jeremy (ARE)

Search Frictions and Statistical Discrimination: A Field Experiment with a Large Indian Web Portal

Perloff, Jeff (ARE)

Labor Supply and the Incidence of Taxes Fall on New York Taxi Drivers

Schneider, Daniel (Sociology)

Economic Uncertainty, Precarity, and Family Formation

Schoefer, Benjamin (Economics)

(1) Prices and Labor Costs: New Evidence from a Location and Industry Specific Producer Price Index; (2) The Role of Quits and Replacement Hiring in the Cyclicality of Job Openings

Srivastava, Sameer B. (Haas)

(1) Comparing and Contrasting Survey- and Language-Based Measures of Cultural Fit; (2) The Effect of Social Belonging on Social Network Positions and Attainment in the Workplace

Voss, Kim (Sociology)

Labor’s Changing Strategies and Democratic Dilemmas

Walker, Reed (Haas)

The Big Pull: Company Towns and Manufacturing Deagglomeration

Walker, Richard (Geography)

California Studies Lecture & Dinner Series

Yagan, Danny (Economics)

The 2007-2009 Recession and the Rise of Trump