Fellowships in Disability Policy Research

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.

NBER encourages applications from individuals from under-represented racial and ethnic groups; individuals with disabilities; and/or individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.
NBER is not able to sponsor a visa for these fellowships.

Post-Doctoral Fellowships
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.

Pre-Doctoral Fellowships     
Up to two fellowships to PhD candidates in economics, with a focus on disability policy, for one or two years of dissertation research. Applications accepted in the spring for the following academic year.

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