Funding

Funding for research is available to Booth faculty and PhD students thanks to the generous support of Andrew Stone, '81. Email Caroline Grossman for more information.

2016-17 research grantees will explore:

  • Stakeholder Orientation and the Corporate Governance of the Firm: Evidence from Corporate Communications
  • The Real Effects of Governance Disclosures: Evidence from the Nonprofit Sector
  • Bias as a Result of Fairness: How Trying to do Good can Lead us Astray
  • The impact of pain reduction on cognition, well-being and productivity among low-income workers
  • Role of Engaging Communication and Community Support to Reduce Child Malnutrition in Mumbai’s Informal Settlements

2015-16 research grantees continue to explore:

  • Leveraging Agency to Promote Prosocial Behavior in Organizations
  • Improving Social Outcomes through Private Enterprise: The Impact of “Remote Volunteer Consulting” on Socio-Economic Growth in Uganda
  • Increasing Volunteer Retention
  • Commuting Technologies, City Structure and Urban Poverty: Evidence from Bogotá’s TransMilenio
  • Youth Sports, Academic Achievement, and Labor Market Success
  • Insecticide-Treated Bed Net Misuse
  • Stakeholder Orientation: Evidence from Corporate Communications 

Doing Good is Serious Business

The Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation is the destination for people committed to helping solve complex social and environmental problems. As Chicago Booth's social impact hub, we build on the school's grounding in business fundamentals with experiential learning and research-based insights. Then, through programs, including the John Edwardson, '72, Social New Venture Challenge and training for nonprofit board members, we equip our community with the knowledge and tools to positively impact humanity.

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