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: Harvard University
    amount: $60,000
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2008

    To organize and hold a conference about promising new areas of research in corporate governance

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator John Coates

    To organize and hold a conference about promising new areas of research in corporate governance

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  • grantee: University of Pennsylvania
    amount: $733,318
    city: Philadelphia, PA
    year: 2008

    To develop theoretically and empirically sound frameworks for guiding regulatory policy in the financial sector

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Franklin Allen

    To develop theoretically and empirically sound frameworks for guiding regulatory policy in the financial sector

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  • grantee: National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    amount: $588,800
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2008

    Research on Market Institutions and Financial Market Risk

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator James Poterba

    Research on Market Institutions and Financial Market Risk

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  • grantee: National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    amount: $302,000
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2008

    To perform an in-depth empirical study of the strategic, economic and epidemiological factors affecting the global location of clinical trials in the biopharmaceutical industry

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Ernst Berndt

    To perform an in-depth empirical study of the strategic, economic and epidemiological factors affecting the global location of clinical trials in the biopharmaceutical industry

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  • grantee: The Brookings Institution
    amount: $406,495
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2008

    To commission papers, hold conferences, and publish a series of research articles on financial markets and institutions in the journal: Brookings Papers on Economic Activity

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Karen Dynan

    To commission papers, hold conferences, and publish a series of research articles on financial markets and institutions in the journal: Brookings Papers on Economic Activity

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  • grantee: National Academy of Sciences
    amount: $15,728
    city: Washington, DC
    year: 2008

    Support for travel by international experts to attend the NAS Workshop on Assessing Economic Impacts of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator James Zucchetto

    Support for travel by international experts to attend the NAS Workshop on Assessing Economic Impacts of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

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  • grantee: Columbia University
    amount: $100,000
    city: New York, NY
    year: 2008

    For a conference to spur discussion of "imperfect knowledge economics" for problems in exchange rates, equity markets, and behavioral economics

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Edmund Phelps

    For a conference to spur discussion of "imperfect knowledge economics" for problems in exchange rates, equity markets, and behavioral economics

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  • grantee: Office for Oregon Health Policy Research
    amount: $1,000,000
    city: Salem, OR
    year: 2008

    To study the impact of health insurance coverage on the health and the quality of healthcare for low income adults using the Oregon Health Insurance Lottery as a natural experiment

    • Program Economics
    • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance
    • Investigator Amy Finkelstein

    To study the impact of health insurance coverage on the health and the quality of healthcare for low income adults using the Oregon Health Insurance Lottery as a natural experiment

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