Faculty and Staff Travel Awards

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2016 Faculty and Staff Travel Awards: Call for proposals

The Global Health Institute Faculty and Staff Travel awards are available for UW-Madison faculty and staff who are Global Health Institute affiliates, to undertake international travel related to educational and research activities. Several awards of up to $2,500 each will be awarded, for the duration of one year.

The deadline for applications is February 13, 2017.

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2016 Faculty and Staff Travel Awards

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) is pleased to announce a travel grant awarded to UW faculty and staff members. This grant is awarded to GHI affiliates to support international travel related to educational or research activities, including development of global health courses, initiation of field experiences and field research which pertain to the mission of the GHI.

“Distribution of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform in Indonesia,”

Corbett Grainger, assistant professor Agriculture and Applied Economics; faculty affiliate, GHI and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.

At a time when cutting carbon emissions is a top concern to mitigate climate change, global fossil fuel subsidies have grown significantly over the past decade. The purpose of this research proposal is to determine the impact of subsidies on exporting industries, which in turn will help understand  the political economy of subsidies and how governments could effectively eliminate them. This proposal lays out a strategy to estimate the impact of fossil fuel subsidies on different measures of exports and growth at the sector level in Indonesia, a country that has recently implemented a series of subsidy reforms.

For information on past award recipients, view the 2013 Faculty and Staff Travel Awards and the 2015 Faculty and Staff Travel Awards.

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