Deadline: 23 May 2019
Applications are open for “Social Inequality” to support innovative research on whether rising economic inequality has affected social, political, and economic institutions, and the extent to which increased inequality has affected equality of opportunity, social mobility, and the intergenerational transmission of advantage.
The program seeks investigator-initiated research projects that will broaden their understanding of the causes and consequences of rising economic inequalities in the United States.
- Economic Well-Being, Equality of Opportunity, and Intergenerational Mobility
- The Political Process and the Resulting Policies
- Psychological and/or Cultural Change
- Labor Markets
- Child Development and Child Outcomes
- Neighborhoods and Communities
- Families, Family Structure, and Family Formation
- Other Forms of Inequality
- All applicants (both PIs and Co-PIs) must have a doctorate. In rare circumstances, RSF may consider applications from scholars who do not hold a doctorate but can demonstrate a strong career background that establishes their ability to conduct high-level, peer-reviewed scholarly research. Students may not be applicants.
- 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., but the focus of the proposed research project must be on the U.S. as per their mission.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit letters of inquiry online via given website.
For more information, please visit http://www.russellsage.org/research/funding/social-inequality