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Seed Grants Awarded

A listing of MPRC Seed Grants awarded since 2009, in reverse chronological order
Title Description Effective Date
Parental Age and Children's Disability in the United States Philip Cohen and Gneisha Dinwiddie investigate the effects of parents' age on the health of their babies Sep 30, 2013 04:30 PM
Geographical distance between young adults and their parents: Predictors and consequences for adult children's mental health and deviant outcomes Faculty Associates David Maimon and Terence Thornberry, Criminology and Criminal Justice, plan to geocode and analyze Rochester Youth Development Study data to expand understanding of parental proximity effects. May 16, 2012 03:40 PM
Income inequality and adolescent 'drop out' behaviors Melissa Kearney, Economics, plans to expand research into the relationship between income inequality and birth decisions by low-income women May 16, 2012 03:40 PM
Teens, technology, dating relationships, and dating violence Faculty Associate Donna Howard, Behavioral and Community Health, is working on a mixed-method study of dating behaviors and electronic communication May 16, 2012 03:40 PM
Exploring the Nexus of Exposure to Violence, Psychological Stressors and Criminal Justice Involvement among Victims of Violent Injuries in Baltimore City Joseph Richardson, African American Studies Aug 26, 2010 11:25 AM
Improving Quality of Life in Chinese and Korean Breast Cancer Patients or Survivors: Pilot Study Sunmin Lee, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Aug 26, 2010 11:10 AM
Consequences of Childhood and Adolescent Time Use for Health: Incorporating Race, Gender and SES Status Processes and School Context for an R01 resubmission Melissa Milke, Sociology Dec 02, 2009 12:00 AM
Life Course Perspectives on Bio-Social Risk: Understanding Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease Gniesha Y. Dinwiddie, African American Studies Department Dec 06, 2009 12:00 AM
Urban Slum Research in Sub-Saharan Africa Francis Dodoo, African American Studies Dec 03, 2001 12:00 AM
Gender, Family, and Work in Maryland’s Blue Crab Fishery: A Pilot Research Proposal Michael Paolisso, Anthropology Dec 01, 2001 12:00 AM
The Effects of Benefit Mandates on Employer Sponsored Health Insurance Ginger Jin, Economics Dec 02, 2001 12:00 AM
Onset and Pace of Kenya’s Fertility Transition Laurie DeRose, Sociology Dec 04, 2001 12:00 AM
Proposal for a Pilot Study to Examine Work and Family Conditions Associated with Anger Scott Schieman, Sociology Dec 01, 2002 12:00 AM
Revisiting the Educational Cost of Teenage and Out-of-Wedlock Childbearing - Evidence from Nonparametric Matching Seth Sanders and Jeffrey Smith, Economics Dec 02, 2002 12:00 AM
Assessing the High School Career With Respect to Work and Crime Shawn Bushway and Ray Paternoster, Criminology Dec 03, 2002 12:00 AM
Stress, Mental Health, Marriage and Parenthood: Trends, Correlates, and Consequences John Robinson and Melissa Milkie, Sociology Dec 01, 2003 12:00 AM
The Effect of Immigration on Residential Segregation in U.S. Metropolitan Areas, 1990-2000 John Iceland, Sociology Dec 02, 2003 12:00 AM
In-Migration to the South – in Black and White William Falk, Sociology Dec 03, 2003 12:00 AM
MPRC Pilot Project on HIV/AIDS Treatments Mark Duggan, Economics Dec 04, 2003 12:00 AM
Life-Cycle Dynamics in GeoGraph Agent-Based Laboratories Catherine Dibble, Geography Dec 05, 2003 12:00 AM
Effects of Mortality Reversals in Sub-Saharan Africa on Fertility and Infant and Child Survival Laurie DeRose, Sociology Dec 06, 2003 12:00 AM
Making Restricted-Use National Crime Victimization Survey Data Available for Population Research Brian Wiersema, Criminology and Criminal Justice Dec 01, 2004 12:00 AM
Medical Quality and Incentives Kenneth Leonard, Agriculture and Resource Economics Dec 02, 2004 12:00 AM
Urban low-Income fathers and children’s wellbeing Natasha Cabrera, Human Development Dec 03, 2004 12:00 AM
Life Course Trajectories of Aging Men: Disadvantage and Discontinuity On the Margins of Families and Work Kevin Roy, Family Studies Dec 01, 2005 12:00 AM
Family Wealth and the Purchase of a First Home Annette Lareau, Sociology Dec 02, 2005 12:00 AM
Child Care Subsidy Impact Study Sandra Hofferth, Family Studies Dec 03, 2005 12:00 AM
The Role of Firms in Immigration Assimilation and Labor Market Adjustment John Haltiwanger, Economics Dec 04, 2005 12:00 AM
The New Plantation Society William Falk, Sociology Dec 05, 2005 12:00 AM
Social Networks, Alienation, and National-Belonging among New Muslim Immigrants in the U.S. and Sweden Lory J. Dance, Sociology Dec 06, 2005 12:00 AM