JOE - December 2012

Boston College
Center for Retirement Research
Sandell Grant
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Sandell Grant
Section: 6 -- Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
B4 -- Economic Methodology
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
E2 -- Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment
E5 -- Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit
F -- International Economics
G -- Financial Economics
G1 -- General Financial Markets
H -- Public Economics
H8 -- Miscellaneous Issues
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
I3 -- Welfare and Poverty
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
J2 -- Demand and Supply of Labor
Y -- Miscellaneous Categories
Y9 -- Other
Z1 -- Cultural Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology
Keywords: Grant, retirement, research, disability income policy
Deadline Date: 01/31/2013
Salary Range: $45,000

JOE ID Number: 201212_398282

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Steven H. Sandell Grant Program

About Steven H. Sandell:
The Center for Retirement Research sponsors the annual Steven H. Sandell Grant Program for scholars in the field of retirement income and disability insurance research. The program is funded by the U.S. Social Security Administration to provide opportunities for scholars from all academic disciplines and senior scholars working in a new area to pursue cutting-edge projects on retirement income and disability insurance issues. Priority areas include:

--Social Security and disability insurance

--Macroeconomic analyses of Social Security

--Wealth and retirement income

--Program interactions

--International research

--Demographic research

Grant Awards:
Up to five grants of $45,000 will be awarded based upon the quality of the applicant's proposal and his or her proposed budget. Applicants are required to complete the research outlined in the proposal within one year of the award. A select group of grant winners will be required to present their work to the Social Security Administration in Washington, DC or Baltimore.
Application Instructions:

The submission deadline for the 2013 Sandell Grant Program is January 31, 2013. Program guidelines are available on the Center's website ( Please use the online submission form.

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For more information, phone: 617-552-1092

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