Economics Junior Wins Grant to Travel the Globe
Published: December 15, 2011
Economics major Leah Luben has been awarded the Circumnavigator travel-study grant to conduct research on the impact of global conditional cash transfers.
Conditional cash transfers are government-sponsored incentives to households conditioned on demonstrated improvements in children's education and health.
Luben is hoping to develop a framework to study the potential disruptions caused by insufficient school capacity and access in countries of varying income. She says that an important aspect of her research is to visit countries with varying income levels and experiences within the cash transfer program to study if regional biases exist.
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