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Migration and Child Health and Development: Effects and Mechanisms

Increasing globalization and urbanization worldwide have profoundly altered the state of the family in many societies. In particular, a sizeable fraction of children have experienced parental migration during the course of their childhoods, either accompanying their migrant parents (migrant children) or left behind by one or both parents (left-behind children). Migration represents a distinct form of family transition and one that likely has important effects on child health and development. It often brings considerable economic improvement through increased income or remittances.

Short-Term Fellowships

To support a month-long fellowship at the Joseph Horner Memorial Library in Philadelphia, which houses a large collection of materials on Germany and Germans in the US.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships

To support research in European and German History, US-Germany relations, and the roles of the US and Germany in international relations.

Deadline: 

Friday, October 1, 2021

Education and Earnings Trajectories Across Generations

Canada and the United States are two of the largest immigrant destinations in the world. For decades, the two countries have received large inflows of immigrants from many common sending nations while pursuing markedly different policies regarding the admission and integration of immigrants. This project examines education and earnings trajectories of immigrants and their descendants in both countries, in light of these notable regulatory differences marking labor market and social policies.

Action Research Projects

To support research linked to social strategy and change.

Deadline: 

Monday, August 16, 2021

The Social, Economic, and Political Effects of the Affordable Care Act

This Russell Sage Foundation initiative will support innovative social science research on the social, economic and political effects of the Affordable Care Act. We are especially interested in funding analyses that address important questions about the effects of the reform on outcomes such as financial security and family economic well-being, labor supply and demand, participation in other public programs, family and children’s outcomes, and differential effects by age, race, ethnicity, nativity, or disability status.

Deadline: 

Thursday, May 23, 2019

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