NYU Steinhardt News

Dr. Pat Sharkey awarded $107,567 grant from Gates Foundation

Dr. Patrick Sharkey recently received a subaward grant in the amount of $107,567 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in collaboration with Dr. Kathy Edin (Johns Hopkins University) to fund a project titled "Place-Based Initiatives and Economic Mobility." Dr. Sharkey will use newly-created data on economic mobility at the level of neighborhoods to analyze the impacts of various place-based policies, interventions, and changes on income mobility of children.