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Stanford Awards $1 Million To Research Teams

Publication Date: 
March 12, 2008
Source: 
Palo Alto Online
Author: 
Don Kazak

Professors Thomas C. Heller, Jenny S. Martinez, Joshua Cohen and Lecturer in Law Erik Jensen are being awarded money from the Share program designed to foster innovation in international research at Stanford. It has awarded $1 million in grants to research teams headed by faculty members. These grants are from Stanford's Presidential Fund for Innovation in International Studies.

The projects are:

"Why Are Indian Firms Poorly Managed? A Survey and Randomized Field Intervention" by Nicholas Bloom and Aprajit Mahajan, economics; Thomas Heller and Erik Jensen, law school, and John Roberts, graduate school of business.

"Courts, Politics and Human Rights" by Joshua Cohen, philosophy, political science and law school; Terry Karl, political science, and Jenny S. Martinez, law school.