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Research

The Clausen Center has a regular cycle of grants to promote research exhibiting great promise of appearing in top disciplinary journals, shaping scholarship, informing policy debates, and attracting outside funding. Below are descriptions of projects that have been granted support from the Clausen Center in the past two years. 

 

 

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Immersion Therapy

by Noam Yutchman

As of 2015, 330,000 Mainland Chinese students attended U.S. universities, accounting for 31.5% of the international student body. What are the consequences of immersion in a foreign society on students studying away from home? In particular, what are the effects of immersion in a democratic society on...

Topics
Development, Education
Initiatives
International Trade and Development, International Business Education
The Unequal Returns to Education: International Evidence from Bias-Corrected Quantile Regression

by Christopher J. Palmer

Ongoing globalization and technological change have affected labor markets around the world and the importance of education therein. This project will investigate the extent to which the returns to education vary across the income distribution and how different this pattern is across time and space....

Topics
Development, Education
Initiatives
International Trade and Development, International Business Education