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Small Grant Winners
The "Financial Well-being over the Life Course" small grants competition was supported by a grant to PSID from NIA. An expert review committee selected 5 of the 26 submissions for an award on the basis of thematic relevance, significance, innovation, feasibility, strength of research design, and likelihood of leading to a larger externally funded research project. The awardees, their institutions, and their projects are as follows:

Michael Donihue, Department of Economics, Colby College
"The Relative Importance of Housing Wealth in the Retirement Saving Decision"
 
Irina Grafova, School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
"Financial Well-being and Smoking Over the Life Course"
 
E. Brooke Harrington, Max Planck Institute
"Inheritance as a Component of Retirement Wealth"
 
James MacGee & Jie Zhou, Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario
"Private Pensions, Retirement Wealth and Lifetime Earnings"
 
Mark R. Rank, George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University
Thomas A. Hirschl, Department of Developmental Sociology, Cornell University
"Estimating the Life Course Dynamics of Asset Poverty."