To encourage research that will deepen our understanding of the health and economic implications of disability and disability policy, the NBER Disability Research Center, with funding from the Social Security Administration, offers pre- and post-doctoral fellowship opportunities
Applications from researchers who are just completing their PhDs and from junior faculty members who may be able to combine the fellowship with an early career leave are welcome.
Applicants must be US Citizens or permanent residents at the start of the fellowship. This includes noncitizen nationals of the United States. Applicants with a student or other temporary visa are not eligible for this fellowship.
NBER strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans.
Up to two fellowships for faculty or post-docs in economics, with a focus on disability policy. Applications accepted in the fall for the following academic year.
Up to two fellowships to PhD candidates in economics, with a focus on disability policy, for dissertation research. Applications accepted in the spring for the following academic year.
2017-18 Training Fellows in Disability Policy Research
Post-Doctoral Fellow in Disability Policy Research
Elizabeth Setren, PhD MIT 2017
Pre-Doctoral Fellows in Disability Policy Research
Cassandra Benson, Cornell University
Colin Gray, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Amelia Hawkins, University of Michigan
Daniel Prinz, Harvard University