Research Grants


FALL 2020 Call

Deadline August 31, 2020

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Research grants flyer. Research Grants Up to $2,000. The Center for the Study of Economics and Liberty is offering grants for students interested in doing research in economics, finance, and other business areas. We are particularly interested in sponsoring projects on topics related to individual liberty, economic freedom and principled entrepreneurship. The grants support research expenses and travel to present at national or international conferences.  Application deadline August 31, 2020.



Winners Spring 2020

And the winners are…

Picture Gopiben PatelGopiben Patel, Senior
Majors: International Affairs and Economics minor
Mentor: Andrés Marroquín
Project: “Gender Equality and Capitalistic Beliefs”
Presenting: APEE 2020 in Las Vegas, NV
Picture Sahan VangalaPicture Natalie CoolidgeSahan Vangala and Natalie Coolidge, Sophomore and Junior
Majors: Natalie International Business and Sahan Neuroscience major and Economics minor
Mentor: Andrés Marroquín
Project: “Beliefs about Robots and Labor Status in Latin America” Presenting: APEE 2020 in Las Vegas, NV, and SOBIE 2020 in Destin, FL
Picture Sachin Khurana
Sachin Khurana, Senior
Majors: Economics, Finance and Management
Mentor: Geoff Ngene
Project: “Time-Varying Connectedness Between Financial and Real Sectors”
Presenting: 2020 Economics Scholars Conference, Federal Reserve of Dallas, Dallas, TX
Picture Kalp PatelKalp Patel, Senior
Major: Finance and Economics
Mentor: Allen Lynch
Project: “The Impact of Uncertainty of Outcome Hypothesis Data on Viewership Levels: An Analysis of National Football League Data”
Presenting: SOBIE 2020 in Destin, FL




Winners Fall 2019

And the winners are…

Elizabeth Yavnel, Major: Economics, Mentor: Andrés Marroquín, Grant: $1,000, Project: “Do more capitalist individuals want to migrate? Evidence of immigration and ideology from Latinobarometro survey in 18 countries.”
Lino Galdin, Major: International Business, Mentor: Antonio Saravia, Grant: $1,000, Project: “How does the European Union’s economic model affect France’s economic freedom?”
Brycen Higdon, Major: Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Mentor: Antonio Saravia, Grant: $1,000, Project: “The Price of a Polar Bear: Carbon Reduction and Opportunity Costs”