students

2016-2017 STUDENT FELLOWS



Juliana Londono Velez
Proposed Project: Diversity and Redistributive Preferences: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment in Colombia

 

2015-2016 STUDENT FELLOWS



Pierre Bachas
Proposed Project: Tax Enforcement in Middle Income Countries

Youssef Benzarti
Proposed Project: Migration Patterns of High Skilled Workers

Alisa Tazhitdinova
Proposed Project: Who Benefits from Tax Breaks for Low Income Earners? Evidence from Mini- Jobs in Germany

 

2014-2015 STUDENT FELLOWS



Juan-Pablo Atal
Proposed Project: Demand and Supply-Side Behavior in Comprehensive Health Insurance: Evidence from Chile

Attila Lindner
Proposed Project: The effect of a large increase in the minimum wage: Evidence from Hungary

 

2012-2013 STUDENT FELLOWS



Mark Borgschulte
Proposed Project: Labor Market Scars of U.S. Veterans

Gautam Rao
Proposed Project: Poor kids in rich schools: The effects of school quality and social interactions in Delhi, India

 

2011-2012 STUDENT FELLOWS



Francois Gerard
Proposed Project: Optimal Unemployment Insurance in Developing Countries, Theory and Evidence from Brazil

Mauricio Larrain
Completed Paper: Financial Liberalization, Capital-skill Complementarity, and Wage Inequality

Alex Rothenberg
Completed Paper: Transport Infrastructure and Firm Location Choice in Equilibrium:  Evidence from Indonesia's Highways

 

2010-2011 STUDENT FELLOWS



Nicholas Li
An Engel Curve for Variety

Philippe Wingender
Estimating Local Fiscal Multipliers

 

2012-2013 FUNDED STUDENT RESEARCH



Michel Serafinelli
Proposed Project: Good Firms, Worker Flows and Agglomeration Advantages

Emiliano Huet-Vaughn
Proposed Project: Status Experiments to Inform Optimal Income Tax Policy: Labor Elasticity in the Presence of Relative Income Concerns

 

2011-2012 FUNDED STUDENT RESEARCH



Gautam Rao
Proposed Project: Poor kids in rich schools: The effects of school quality and social interactions in Delhi, India

Mitchell Hoffman and Gianmarco Leon
Proposed Project: Social Learning in Politics

Alex Solis
Completed Paper: Credit Access and College Enrollment

 

2010-2011 FUNDED STUDENT RESEARCH



Owen Ozier
Long-Term Effects of Early Childhood Deworming

Changcheng Song
Completed Paper: Insurance Take-up in Rural China: Learning from Hypothetical Experience

Mitchell Hoffman
Information and Pivotal Voting: Evidence from Field Experiments

 

APPLYING FOR STUDENT FELLOWSHIPS

 

The Center for Equitable Growth provides awards to talented PhD candidates and PhD Applicants to the Berkeley Program who exhibit an interest in the field. The Center is primarily interested in research that can inform policy decisions in promoting equitable growth. For the scope of the Center’s research agenda, see research.

 

CENTER FOR EQUITABLE GROWTH CONTINUING FELLOWSHIP




Application Cycle:
Annually each spring, April 15. Award decisions will be announced in May

Award:
Stipend, fees and Non-resident tuition.

Eligibility:
Full-time Ph.D. students in Economics who have already passed the oral exams and are conducting research in Equitable Growth. Priority will be given to students who are planning to be on the job market this coming year and/or already have preliminary results.

Application Procedures:
Submit by email to ceg@econ.berkeley.edu the following:

a) One (or at most two) page summary proposal describing the research project and how the research could have policy implications. This summary will be publicly posted online for funded students.
b) Preliminary draft or results of the research project if already available and link to webpage with posted papers (if available).
c) CV indicating expected PhD completion date (or link to webpage with such CV information).
d) A short letter of recommendation from your dissertation advisor.
e) Other sources of funding currently available or pending for the coming academic year.

 
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