Proposals are solicited in the following five areas with relevance to current policy concerns in the Commonwealth of Independent States:
- Enterprises and product markets
- Labor markets and social policy
- Macro financial markets and open economy
- Public economics
- International trade and regional integration
Please note: We encourage proposals for policy-relevant research on the border of economics and other disciplines, such as political science, sociology, demography, geography and ecology.
The best research teams will be invited to present their projects at the EERC research workshop in June 2014 (tentatively planned for June 28-30, 2014). Heads of projects must attend the workshop in order to be considered for a grant.
Grants of up to $12,000 are awarded to individual researchers or small research teams (up to 3 persons) for up to 18 months. Grant size depends on the number participants and specific budget requirements of the project.
Applications are to be submitted online at www.eerc.ru by April 12, 2014 till 24:00 of Kyiv time. Detailed description how to apply is attached below.
This competition is funded by the Global Development Network (http://www.gdn.int/index.php ). EERC is GDN's regional partner in the CIS countries. For further information about EERC activities please visit www.eerc.ru .
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