Academic research performed by faculty and graduate students affiliated with CPIP relies on external funding from public and private sources. Grants listed below highlight funded research projects currently in progress by CPIP affiliates.
Collaborative Research: The Macroeconomy, Labor Markets, and Economic Mobility from the Civil War to Today: New High Frequency Data on Local Economic Shocks
Vellore Arthi, UCI Economics. $490,999 NSF Standard Grant, SES Division
The Effects of the Minimum Wage on the Full-Service Restaurant Sector
David Neumark, UCI Economics. $40,000 Employment Policies Institute
A Lever for More Equitable Access to Schools? Evidence from San Francisco
Damon Clark, UCI Economics. $549,299 WT Grant Foundation Reducing Inequality Initiative
Do Workers Injured on the Job and Covered by Workers Compensation End Up on SSDI
David Neumark, UCI Economics. $100,000 SSA, Michigan Retirement and Disability Research Center, NIA
What Doing Time Does to Families: Incarceration and Family Life in the United States
Kristin Turney, UCI Department of Sociology. $70,511 funded by the Russell Sage Foundation. Project period September 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.
Age Discrimination by Employers: Shaping the Applicant Pool
David Neumark, UCI Department of Economics. $155,958 funded by the Alfred Sloan Foundation. Project period July 1, 2019 through February 28, 2021.
The Effects of the California Competes Tax Credit on Job Creation and Businesses
David Neumark, UCI Department of Economics. $144,658 funded by the Smith Richardson Foundation. Project period September 2, 2019 through September 1, 2021.
Damon Clark, Rachel Baker, Di Xu received funds for their project focused on community colleges as part of an IES/NSF proposal ($15,000 ).
Bryan Sykes (Social Ecology) received funds for his project, Empirical and Epistemological Inquiries into Mixed-Methods Research, as part of an NSF proposal (5,000).
Emily Owens (Social Ecology) received funds to attend a workshop to develop proposals for projects on criminal justice policy, with the goal of developing a multi-institution or other large-scale grant proposal.
Bryan Sykes (Criminology, Law & Society) and George Farkas (Education) received funds for a graduate student researcher to clean and link two administrative datasets ($4,355)
Annie Ro (Public Health) received funds for the "pre-study section mock review" in which faculty read and provided feedback on specific aims of her NIH proposal ($1,000)
Daniel Parker (Public Health) received travel and research funds to extract primary source health and migration data in East Africa ($4,400).
Annie Ro (Public Health) received funds for a graduate student researcher to clean and analyze health care data on undocumented immigrants in LA county ($5000).
David Neumark (Social Sciences) received funds for a graduate student researcher to work on machine learning methods to predict work at older ages as part of an NIA proposal ($5000).
Damon Clark, Rachel Baker, and Di Xu (Education) received funds for a graduate student researcher to assist with a proposal related to earning college degrees and getting college degrees ($5000).
Vellore Arthi (Social Sciences) received funds for a graduate student researcher to work on long-term labor market scarring from recessions as part of an NSF proposal ($5000).
George Farkas, Emily Owens and Bryan Sykes received funds for analyzing the disproportionate tendency of students from low income and African American or Latino backgrounds to be incarcerated at relatively young ages, known as The School-to-Prison Pipeline ($5000).
Tim Bruckner received funds for analyzing the universe of live births, infant deaths, and fetal deaths among NH blacks and NH whites in the US (~65 million records, 1995 to 2018) ($5000).