Search our database of all past CCSS grantees, fellows, collaborative projects, and working group grants.
|First Name||Last Name Sort descending||Department / School||Project Title||Abstract/Impact Statement||Year||Semester||PI/Co-PI||College||Grant Type|
|Christopher B.||Barrett||Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management||Targeting and Impacts of India's National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme||
This small grant generated multiple peer-reviewed articles, in for example World Bank Economic Review, World Development, Economic & Political Weekly.
|2012||Spring||PI||Cornell SC Johnson College of Business||CCSS Grant|
|Linda||Barrington||The Cornell Criminal Records Panel Survey (CCRPS): Sample Expansion and Linkage to Administrative Records||This grant supported participant recruitment for the CCRPS, as well as coding of administrative data. This helped us to gain funding from the Department of Labor for the development and fielding of the Wave 2 survey (EO-30278-17-60-5-36; $244,603).||2016||Fall||Co-PI||Cornell SC Johnson College of Business||CCSS Grant|
|Colleen||Barry||Communication||Narrative, Metaphor and Inoculation: Communication Theory to Promote Multi-Sector Approaches to Improving Health||This project laid the groundwork for three subsequent successful grants from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (from 2018-2020) totaling over $600,000 in funding. Combined, these have supported three PhD students and produced three published papers (and 5 others in process)||2014||Spring||Co-PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Levon||Barseghyan||Economics||Estimating Risk Preferences with Limited Consideration||
This project: puts forward a semi-nonparametric empirical model of discrete choice with limited consideration; characterizes what can be learned about the parameters and distribution functions; provides methods to build and test confidence intervals; applies the previous to household decision making under risk.
|2018||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Levon||Barseghyan||Economics||Preference Types and Welfare in Insurance Markets||Barseghyanís fellowship helped him to establish a new collaborative research agenda on limited consideration ñ situations in which consumers evaluate and choose from a limited number of all alternatives (products) available to them. This research is being supported by an NSF grant in the amount of $400,000.||2015-2016||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||Faculty Fellows Program|
|Levon||Barseghyan||Economics||Expected Utility Theory Through the Lens of Insurance Data||Led to a publication in American Economic Review: “Are Risk Preferences Stable Across Contexts? Evidence from Insurance Data,” with J. Prince and J. Teitelbaum, April 2011.||2007||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Panle Jia||Barwick||Economics||Measuring the Economic and Environmental Consequences of COVID-19||2020||Co-PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||COVID_19 Grant|
|Panle||Barwick||Economics||China's Cities: Divisions and Plans||This 5-person project team secured $340,000 in external funding and produced over a dozen publications during their 3-year project term. Research topics included the auto industry, nationalist protests, the impact of urban air pollution, China’s industrial policy, and the politics of urban services for migrant labor.||2016-2019||Co-PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||Collaborative Project|
|Ernesto||Bassi||History||Life Abroad: Spanish-Speaking Communities in Anglophone Cities in the Americas||I finished my article “The Franklins of Colombia” (published by the Journal of Latin American Studies in 2018) and submitted a chapter on foreign interactions during the wars of independence in Spanish America that includes aspects of the lives of the first diplomatic envoys of the emerging republics.||2016||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Ernesto||Bassi||History||Nationalism and Identity||2021||Fall||Co-PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||QuIRI Working Group Grant|
|Ernesto||Bassi||History||Creating Spaces, Envisioning Futures: Region-Making and Geopolitical Imagination in the Transimperial Greater Caribbean during the Age of Revolutions||Bassi’s fellowship allowed him to conduct research on two different project. While the research is still ongoing, resources from the fellowship contributed to the writing and publication of several articles, including “Much More than the Half Has Never Been Told: Narrating the Rise of Capitalism from New Granada’s Shores,” The Latin Americanist 61, 4 (December 2017): 529-550 and “The Franklins of Colombia: Immigration Schemes and Hemispheric Solidarity in the Making of a Civilised Colombia,” Journal of Latin American Studies 50, 3 (August 2018): 673-701.||2015-2016||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||Faculty Fellows Program|
|Arnab||Basu||Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management||Cooperative Membership and Preference Alteration: A Field Experiment on Trust, Time and Risk amongst Coffee Farmers in Colombia.||The paper is under review at the Journal of Economic Psychology. Follow-up funding was obtained from the British Academy in 2016 to undertake field experiments in Cote d’Ivoire.||2014||Fall||PI||Cornell SC Johnson College of Business||CCSS Grant|
|Kaushik||Basu||Economics||Thinking Big: Workshop on Macro-Development Policy||
This multidisciplinary conference discussed the role that government plays in generating economic growth in the developing world, bringing together scholars and policy-makers.
|2017||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|David||Bateman||Government||Congress & History Conference||2021||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|David||Bateman||Government||The Politics of American State Constitution-Making||
The investigators involved with the American State Constitutions Project collected, digitized, and coded all ratified and proposed state constitutions, as well as state legislative petitions for the 19th century, and all state Bills of Rights from 1788 to the late 20th century.
|2016||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|David||Bateman||Government||The Development of American State Constitution||Bateman’s 2018 fellowship resulted in the compilation of an extensive dataset on state constitutions and drafting conventions, and contributed to the publication of “Partisan Polarization on Black Suffrage, 1785-1868,” “Transatlantic Anxieties: Democracy and Diversity in Nineteenth-Century Discourse,” and a series of working papers.||2018-2019||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||Faculty Fellows Program|
|Marco||Battaglini||Economics||Machine Learning for Prediction of Tax Evasion||
We develop a machine-learning prediction model for tax evasion. The model will be used to produce recommendations improving the targeting of auditing resources. Additionally, the prediction model will be used to construct a novel measure of manager productivity in the government service sector.
|2021||Spring||Co-PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Eric||Baumer||Computer Science||Developing Methods for Joint Analysis of Close-Ended and Open-Ended Survey Data||
We drew specific connections between new statistical methods and established practices for evaluating free-text survey results. This comparison helps survey researchers in adapting new tools, and helps computational researchers in recognizing how tools are actually being used. Results were published in JASIST.
|2015||Spring||Co-PI||Lehigh University||CCSS Grant|
|Eric||Baumer||Information Science||Developing Computational Support for Frame Reflection||
This project synthesizes concepts from political science and computational linguistics to guide the development of tools valuable for their capacity to promote critical thinking about how controversial issues are variously framed by different parties.
|2011||Spring||Co-PI||Lehigh University||CCSS Grant|
|Fatma||Baytar||Fiber Science and Apparel Design||Decoding tacit knowledge in apparel product development||2020||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Human Ecology||CCSS Grant|
|Natalie||Bazarova||Communication||Expertise Recognition in Cross-Cultural Collaboration in Groups: The Impact of Computer-Mediated and Face-to-Face Communication||
This project has resulted in 5 publications examining cross-cultural dynamics in group collaboration, with a focus on expertise recognition, communication accommodation, influence processes, and language proficiency.
|2010||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Natalie||Bazarova||Communication||Prosocial Behaviors in the Digital Age||This team has generated over $900,000 in grants and 45 publications thus far, including 1 book. Research topics include the Social Media TestDrive project, fact-checking dynamics on Reddit, diverse participation in online education, underestimating others' willingness to help, and encouraging bystander interventions on social media.||2018-2021||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||Collaborative Project|
|Natalie||Bazarova||Communication||Disclosure and Well-Being in the Digital World||
This fellowship has resulted in a new line of work on bystander interventions conducted with a novel experimental simulation platform developed in Prof. Bazarova's Social Media Lab. This led to several new publications in Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication and Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction.
|2015 - 2016||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||Faculty Fellows Program|
|Natalie||Bazarova||Communication||Investigating Constant Social Media Use Among College Students||
This project resulted in the publication: Rokito, S., Choi, Y.H., Taylor, S. H., & Bazarova, N. N. "Over-gratified, Under-Gratified, or Just Right? Applying the Gratification Discrepancy Approach to Investigate Recurrent Facebook Use." Computers in Human Behavior, 93, 76-83. (2018).
|2014||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Natalie||Bazarova||Communication||Always Available, Always Attached: The Benefits and Risks of Mobile and Social Media Use in Close Relationships||
Research findings from this project will advance knowledge of why the integration of mobile phones and social media into everyday life matters for subjective well-being and will have implications for designing systems that encourage subjective well-being.
|2019||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Grace||Beals||Government||Debt and Death: Looking at Fringe Credit Use During COVID-19||
Did stimulus checks change low-income consumers' use of predatory financial services? I interview payday loan borrowers in New York and Michigan to ask about their experience using alternative financial products and about their use of the stimulus checks.
|2023||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||QuIRI Grant|
|Victoria||Beard||City and Regional Planning||Global Survey of City Leaders||2021||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Architecture Art and Planning||CCSS Grant|
|Laura||Bellows||Nutritional Sciences||Digital platform for mothers of young children to address obesity promoting behaviors||2023||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||Grant Writing Development Pilot Grant|
|Steve||Benard||Sociology||Threats to Group Survival, Status, and “Upping the Threat Level”||
Our experiments show a correlation between manipulations of perceptions of threat level in order to elicit higher group member contributions and status within a group and analyze the causes of this status effect. These findings were presented at the International Society for Behavioral Ecology.
|2007||Fall||Co-PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Daniel||Benjamin||Economics||Testing the Two-Systems Theory of Anomalous Preferences||2008||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Daniel||Benjamin||Understanding and Developing Survey-Based Measures of Well-Being||2012-2013||PI||University of Southern California||Faculty Fellows Program|
|Daniel||Benjamin||Judgment, Decision Making, and Social Behavior||This 12-person project procured about 10 million dollars in funding and produced a record number of 256 publications, including 5 books and 225 peer-reviewed articles on the neuroscience of risk, adult attachment, the decision-making of judges and juries, behavioral economics, happiness metrics, and political representation.||2009-2012||Co-PI||University of Southern California||Collaborative Project|
|Richard||Bensel||Government||Immigration: Settlement, Integration and Membership||This project resulted in over a million dollars in external funding and about 100 publications, including 9 books. Research topics include immigration law, new immigrant destinations, immigration and employment, the history of asylum seekers, immigration in the US as a Christian nation, and immigrant integration.||2010-2013||Co-PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||Collaborative Project|
|Antonio||Bento||On the Costs of Climate Mitigation: A Federal Clean Energy Standard with State-Level Distributional Constraints||2012-2013||PI||University of Southern California||Faculty Fellows Program|
|Antonio||Bento||Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management||Paying for Climate Change: The Role of Information and Social Preferences on Willingness to Pay||2008||Fall||PI||Cornell SC Johnson College of Business||CCSS Grant|
|James||Berry||Economics||Clean Water, Health, and the Market Mechanism: How Effective is the Market at Allocating Health Goods?||2011||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Marya||Besharov||Organizational Behavior||Managing Strategic Paradoxes: A Longitudinal Study of Leadership in a Social Enterprise||2009||Spring||PI||Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations||CCSS Grant|
|Marya||Besharov||Organizational Behavior||Creating Change from Within or Building an Alternative? The Role of Intermediaries in Developing Local Food Systems||2019||Spring||PI||Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations||CCSS Grant|
|Rachel||Bezner Kerr||Development Sociology||Food, Agroecology, Justice, and Well-being Conference||2017||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Rachel||Bezner Kerr||Development Sociology||First Conference/Workshop: Ecological Learning Collaboratory for Food, Healing, and Spatial Justice||2018||Spring||Co-PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Aparajita||Bhandari||Communication||Communicative Labor and Community Care in Times of Crisis: The Case of VaxHuntersCanada||
This project engages in a multi-method exploration of the hidden labor of building digitally mediated collectives through a case study of VaxHuntersCanada's social media channels, a large volunteer run online community created to help people find vaccine appointments during the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
|2022||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||QuIRI Grant|
|Isha||Bhatnagar||Global Development||Dearest daughters: Women's agency, parental expectations and elderly support in north India||
Using interviews with women and focus group discussions with elderly parents in Delhi, I investigate how the gender, birth order and physical proximity of siblings influences women's agency to support elderly parents, spousal decision-making on visiting wife's family, and elderly expectations from their children.
|2022||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||QuIRI Grant|
|Lin||Bian||Human Development||A role-model intervention to motivate young girls in science||2020||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Human Ecology||CCSS Grant|
|Esta||Bigler||Labor and Employment Law||Law and Social Sciences: Using Theory and Research on Discrimination in Title VII Class Action Litigation||
The talks given at this conference affected a publication co-authored by Tolbert in 2012 and also laid the foundation for a 2014 conference that resulted in the special issue of ILR Review. Based on peer reviews, nine papers from the conference were published in a 2016 special issue of the ILR Review, Inequality in the Workplace. Collectively, the papers have received over 300 citations to date.
|2007||Fall||Co-PI||Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations||CCSS Grant|
|Esta||Bigler||Labor and Employment Law||Law and Social Sciences Conference: Increasing Inclusion/Reducing Discrimination: What Works||Based on peer reviews, nine papers from the conference were published in a 2016 special issue of the ILR Review, Inequality in the Workplace. Collectively, the papers have received over 300 citations to date.||2014||Spring||Co-PI||Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations||CCSS Grant|
|Esta R.||Bigler||Labor and Employment Law||The Cornell Criminal Records Panel Survey (CCRPS): Sample Expansion and Linkage to Administrative Records||This grant supported participant recruitment for the CCRPS, as well as coding of administrative data. This helped us to gain funding from the Department of Labor for the development and fielding of the Wave 2 survey (EO-30278-17-60-5-36; $244,603).||2016||Fall||Co-PI||Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations||CCSS Grant|
|Katarzyna||Bilicka||The Capacity to be Aggressive: Structured Management and Tax Behaviors or Firms||2019||Fall||Co-PI||Utah State University||CCSS Grant|
|Amanda||Birnbaum||Public Health||Adolescent Health and Community Service: Building Bridges and Planting Seeds||2005||Spring||Co-PI||Weill Cornell Medicine||CCSS Grant|
|Jeremy||Birnholtz||Communication||Improving Distributed Collaboration by Understanding Interpersonal Attention||2008||Spring||PI||Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences||CCSS Grant|
|Kendra||Bischoff||Sociology||Neighborhood Preferences and School Choice||This project examines how residential segregation and school choice conditions influence attitudes about schooling and residential preferences. An article was presented at the 2020 Eastern Sociological Association Conference and is currently in preparation for journal submission.||2016||Fall||PI||Cornell College of Arts and Sciences||CCSS Grant|
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