Russell Sage Foundation: Seeking LOIs for Future of Work Program

Deadline: 20 August 2018

The Russell Sage Foundation is seeking letter of inquiries for its Future of Work Program that support innovative research on the causes and consequences of changes in the quality of jobs for less- and moderately-skilled workers and their families.

The Program seeks investigator-initiated research proposals that will broaden their understanding of the role of changes in employer practices, the nature of the labor market and public policies on the employment, earnings, and the quality of jobs of workers.

Priority Areas

  • Changing economies, changing families and policy responses (or lack thereof)
  • The economics of productivity and the role of managerial practices in improving job quality
  • Causes and consequences of job polarization
  • Effects of long-term unemployment and strategies to prevent long-term disadvantage

Eligibility Criteria

  • All applicants (both PIs and Co-PIs) must have a Ph.D. or comparable terminal degree, or a strong career background that establishes their ability to conduct high-level, peer-reviewed scholarly research.
  • RSF particularly encourages early career scholars to apply for Presidential grants.
  • All nationalities are eligible to apply and applicants do not have to reside in the U.S.
  • RSF does not accept applications for Project and Presidential Grants from doctoral or other graduate students, unless specified in a special RFP.

How to Apply

Interested Applicants must submit their Letter of Inquiry online via given website.

For more information, please visit Russell Sage Foundation.

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