Association for Comparative Economic Studies Dissertation Fellowship 2020-2021 (Funding available)

Association for Comparative Economic Studies Dissertation Fellowship 2020-2021 (Funding available)

Deadline: April 15, 2020

Applications are open for the Association for Comparative Economic Studies Dissertation Fellowship 2020-2021. The fellowship was created to encourage research on comparative economics and to recognize the fundamental contributions of Gerard Roland to the field.

Fellowship recipients are expected to pursue academic research that is primarily related to:

  • Development/transition economics;
  • Comparative institutions;
  • Political economy; and
  • Economics of culture.
  • Other topics emphasizing theory, methods or implications of comparative economics are accepted too.

Fellowship

  • The fellowship will provide a stipend of $35,000 and, $5,000 to support the costs of data acquisition and travel to research meetings, and will cover the fellow’s tuition at his or her home institution, up to a limit of $14,000 for the academic year.

Eligibility

  • To be eligible for fellowship support, an applicant must be enrolled as a full-time Ph.D. student at an accredited college or university;
  • Must have advanced to dissertation candidacy status by the start of the fellowship period;
  • The ACES strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans.

Application

Applicants should email a short research proposal consisting of no more than three pages of text and one supplemental page of tables or graphs, and a CV to briandeutsch@pitt.edu.

For more information, visit Association for Comparative Economic Studies.

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