Penn Global Awards $1.7 million in Research and Engagement Awards, Including Three Awards to Economics Professors Behrman and Todd
Penn Global has awarded $1.7 million in research and engagement awards to support 19 new projects involving faculty from all of Penn’s 12 Schools. "Positioning Penn research for global impact is central to our mission of bringing the world to Penn and Penn to the world, and a primary goal of our grant program,” says Penn’s Vice Provost for Global Initiatives Ezekiel Emanuel. “By supporting projects like the 19 selected this year, we are able to leverage the deep expertise of Penn faculty to generate new knowledge, tackle cross-border challenges, and amplify impact.” The awards to Economics Faculty are:
Jere Behrman (PI) and others, “Synergy to Solve SDGs (S3): Targeting Physical and Mental Health in India,” $149,603.75, 06/01/2023-07/31/2026.
Petra Todd (PI), Jere R. Behrman (co-PI) and others, “Income, Family Structure and CCT Effects on Child Maltreatment in Mexico,” $47,626.80, 06/01/2023-01/31/2025.
Brooks Bowden (PI), Jere R. Behrman (co-PI), “Cost-Effectiveness Studies of Early Childhood Interventions Serving Refugees,” $74,656.60, 06/01/2023-07/31/2024.
This year’s grant recipients will introduce their projects at https://global.upenn.edu/global-initiatives/2023-launch-symposiumPenn Global’s annual launch symposium on April 27th at Perry World House.