Grants Database

The Foundation awards approximately 200 grants per year (excluding the Sloan Research Fellowships), totaling roughly $80 million dollars in annual commitments in support of research and education in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and economics. This database contains grants for currently operating programs going back to 2008. For grants from prior years and for now-completed programs, see the annual reports section of this website.

Grants Database

Grantee
Amount
City
Year
  • grantee: Industrial Organizational Society, Inc.
    amount: $33,000
    city: Boston, MA
    year: 2022

    To support graduate student presentations at the International Industrial Organization Conference

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Marc Rysman

    To support graduate student presentations at the International Industrial Organization Conference

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  • grantee: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
    amount: $250,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2022

    To develop, test, and help implement ways of making administrative data collected from employers useful to economists and other researchers who study labor markets

    • Program Research
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Jason Tyszko

    To develop, test, and help implement ways of making administrative data collected from employers useful to economists and other researchers who study labor markets

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  • grantee: National Academy of Sciences
    amount: $235,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2022

    To organize opportunities to run experiments and gather rigorous evidence about the effectiveness of different mechanisms for funding science

    • Program Research
    • Initiative Economic Analysis of Science and Technology (EAST)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Gail Cohen

    To organize opportunities to run experiments and gather rigorous evidence about the effectiveness of different mechanisms for funding science

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  • grantee: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
    amount: $49,979
    city: Newark, NJ
    year: 2022

    To support an interdisciplinary workshop on the statistical implications of using privacy-protected files for social science research

    • Program Research
    • Initiative Empirical Economic Research Enablers (EERE)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Ruobin Gong

    To support an interdisciplinary workshop on the statistical implications of using privacy-protected files for social science research

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  • grantee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    amount: $499,640
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2022

    To investigate how humans and machines collaborate on making decisions

    • Program Research
    • Initiative Economic Analysis of Science and Technology (EAST)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Nikhil Agarwal

    To investigate how humans and machines collaborate on making decisions

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  • grantee: University of California, Berkeley
    amount: $600,000
    city: Berkeley, CA
    year: 2022

    To optimize, scale, and study the Social Science Prediction Platform, an online resource for collecting and cataloguing expert forecasts about the results of social science experiments

    • Program Research
    • Initiative Behavioral and Regulatory Effects on Decision-making (BRED)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Stefano DellaVigna

    To optimize, scale, and study the Social Science Prediction Platform, an online resource for collecting and cataloguing expert forecasts about the results of social science experiments

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  • grantee: Brookings Institution
    amount: $750,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2022

    To promote independent, unbiased, and non-partisan research on regulatory economics, including topics such as emerging technologies, consumer protection, and market competition in the digital age

    • Program Research
    • Initiative Economic Analysis of Science and Technology (EAST)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Sanjay Patnaik

    To promote independent, unbiased, and non-partisan research on regulatory economics, including topics such as emerging technologies, consumer protection, and market competition in the digital age

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  • grantee: Urban Institute
    amount: $500,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2022

    To build synthetic tax datasets for use in social science research

    • Program Research
    • Initiative Empirical Economic Research Enablers (EERE)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Claire Bowen

    To build synthetic tax datasets for use in social science research

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  • grantee: National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    amount: $368,892
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2022

    To support research on statistical inference when access to economic data is subject to privacy protections

    • Program Research
    • Initiative Empirical Economic Research Enablers (EERE)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator V. Joseph Hotz

    To support research on statistical inference when access to economic data is subject to privacy protections

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  • grantee: New Venture Fund
    amount: $250,000
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2022

    To accelerate the development and use of privacy-preserving technologies for securely sharing and analyzing sensitive data

    • Program Research
    • Initiative Empirical Economic Research Enablers (EERE)
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Danil Mikhailov

    To accelerate the development and use of privacy-preserving technologies for securely sharing and analyzing sensitive data

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