Students Research Awardees

2020- 21 Awardees
P.I. Name/Dept. Project Title
Felipe Lobel (Economics) Effects of Corporate Tax Subsidy to Small Firms in Brazil
Christopher Lowenstein (Health Policy) To study labor market conditions and related policies as determinants of health and as tools for improving health among vulnerable populations.
Tatiana Reyes Hinrichsen (Economics) Higher Education Admission Policy in Chile for High Acheiving Underrepresended Students
Alicia Sheares (Sociology) Black Technology Entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley and Atlanta
Felipe Vial (Economics) Spatial Mismatch and Transit Infrastructure
2019- 20 Awardees
P.I. Name/Dept. Project Title
Nicholas Anderman (Geography) Laboring with Machines: Automation and Socio-Cultural Change in the Maritime Transport Industry
Alexandra Appelbaum (City and Regional Planning) Infrastructures of Inequality: Security Guards in Johannesburg, South Africa
Christopher Campos (Economics) Understanding Parental Preferences for Schools
Joshua Choper (Sociology)  Organizational and Demographic Determinants of Manager Bias in Work Scheduling
Caleb Dawson (Graduate School of Education) Black Interests, Institutional Commitments, and Sources of Support at UC Berkeley
Cristobal Otero (Economics) The Dynamics of Wage Differentials: Evidence from the Public Sector
Nina Roussille (City and Regional Planning) The Gender Ask Gap
Katherine Savin (Social Welfare) “Being on SSI is a full-time Job”: Making Disability Work
Adam Storer (Sociology) How Do Low-Wage Workers Evaluate Their Job Quality Following Changes to Their Employer’s Wage and Benefit Structure?
Matthew Unrath (Goldman School of Public Policy) Employer Search and Job Postings
2018- 19 Awardees
P.I. Name/Dept. Project Title
Bleemer, Zach (Economics) Long-Run Wage Returns by Field of Study
Brick , Carmen (Sociology) Welfare State Development and Low-Wage Labor Markets: Examining Variation in the Adoption of State Earned Income Tax Credits
Dagonel, Angelo (Political Science) Employee verification and unauthorized immigrant earnings
Fabros, Alinaya  (Sociology)  The Making of Transnational Labor Force: An Interngenerational Study of Global Labor Circulation from the Philippines, 1974-2016
Garcia Valdivia, Isabel (Sociology) Aging Immigrants: The Effects of Legal Status on Old Age Mexican-Origin Immigrants
Haegele, Ingrid (Economics) Biases in HR Practices and Labor Market Disparities
Jonas, Anne E. (School of Information) Virtual Hell? The Changing Nature of Teaching in Online Schools
LaBriola, Joe (Sociology) Estimating Causal Effects of Employment in ‘Good’ versus ‘Bad’ Industries After Release from Prison
Mui, Preston (Economics) The Aggregate Labor Supply Curve at the Extension Margin: A Reservation Wage Approach
Muñoz-Henríquez, Pablo (Economics) Labor Market Returns to Student Loans
Rao, Manaswini & Vaishnavi Surendra (ARE) Gender Wage Gap in Agricultural Labor Markets in Rural India
Reddy, Diana (Jurisprudence and Social Policy) Organized Labor as Interest Group, Organized Labor as Social Movement: Framing and Collective Identity in Class-Based Contention after Neoliberalism
Chang, Andy Scott (Sociology) Globalization from Below: Migration, Gender, and Cultural Change in Indonesia and Taiwan
Shaolin Belal, Saika (ARE) Does an unpredictable work schedule impede ability to plan?
Stoller, Sarah (History) Inventing the Working Parent: Work, Gender, and Feminism in Neoliberal Britain
Turner, Clara (City and Regional Planning) Economic Impacts of Naturalization on Young Immigrants
Unrath, Matthew (Public Policy) Evaluation of Trade Adjustment Assistance
Willa Luhr, Sigrid (Sociology) Diversity and Inclusion in the San Francisco Bay Area Tech Industry
Winicki, Paula (Sociology) Organizing Despite Precarity