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@UCDavisEcon Moreira and Perez win Hellman Fellowship Award

UC Davis Economics faculty Diana Moreira and Santiago Perez win UC Davis Hellman Fellowship 2021 Award.

 

"The Hellman family began the Hellman Fellows Program in 1994, making grants to colleges and universities in support of junior faculty research.  We made an educated guess that junior faculty could greatly benefit from early career funding. It seems we were right.

Over the years, the Hellman Fellows program has supported more than 1,500 junior faculty members, who are now chairs and heads of departments, MacArthur Geniuses and tenured faculty with long track records of successful research."

Professor Perez and Moreira won USD 30,000 to support their research on "The Costs and Benefits of Meritocracy"