The Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy is now open.  Our office hours are from: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. Please refer to the COVID-19 Resource Guide for all matters related to the return to campus.  All visitors and vendors must fill out the Columbia University Health Screening Form.  We look forward to seeing you on campus.

Funding Opportunity

The Minerva Research Initiative

The deadline below is for the white paper. Interested ISERP researchers should download the instructions from or contact ISERP for the PDF. The 2021 topics are:

Topic 1: Social Implications of Environmental Change
Topic 2: Resource Competition, Social Cohesion, and Strategic Climate Resilience
Topic 3: Security Risks in Ungoverned, Semi-Governed, and Differently-Governed Spaces
Topic 4: Analysis of Foreign Influence Operations in Cross-Cultural Perspective
Topic 5: Community Studies on Online and Offline Influence
Topic 6: Computational Social Science Research on Difficult-to-Access Environments
Topic 7: Social and Cultural Implications of Artificial Intelligence
Topic 8: Humans and Outer Space
Topic 9: Management and Information in the Defense Environment


Wednesday, June 23, 2021

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