Social Sciences

  • Princeton alumni Card and Angrist win the 2021 Nobel Prize in economic sciences

    Monday, Oct 11, 2021
    by Denise Valenti, Office of Communications

    Princeton alumni David Card and Joshua Angrist have been awarded the 2021 Nobel Memorial Prize in economic sciences for providing “new insights about the labor market” and showing “what conclusions about cause and effect can be drawn from natural experiments,” the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has announced. The prize amount is 10 million Swedish kroner, or about $1.14 million.

  • New Indigenous initiatives ushered in at Princeton

    Friday, Oct 8, 2021
    by The Office of Communications

    A land acknowledgment marker and memorial garden, an Indigenous student affinity space, and a fall seminar series welcoming leading Indigenous scholars, artists and activists to campus are among several new programs and initiatives at Princeton University honoring and acknowledging local and international Indigenous communities.

  • Dean for Research awards emphasize innovation in the social sciences

    Monday, Apr 23, 2018
    by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

    Innovation Fund for New Ideas in the Social Sciences

    This fund encourages innovation and scholarship on enduring questions through the development of new ideas, working groups, conferences, technologies or other scholarly work. The funded projects are:

  • Innovative ideas in the social sciences awarded Dean for Research funding

    Thursday, Apr 18, 2019
    by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research
    Projects that explore the role of online video platforms in generating partisan "information bubbles" and address gender-based violence in India have been chosen to receive grants from the Dean for Research Innovation Fund for New Ideas in the Social Sciences.
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