Social Policy Research Initiative (SPRI) Projects

2021

Understanding the Impacts of Emergency Housing Grants on Housing Stability

Researchers:
Location:
Chicago, Illinois
Type:
  • Full project

Identifying and Addressing Structural Racism

Researchers:
Type:
  • Full project

2020

Cash Transfers and Parent-Child Interaction

Researchers:
Location:
Oakland, California
Type:
  • Pilot project

Understanding the Importance of Summer Learning in a Pandemic

Researchers:
  • James Sullivan
  • Sarah Kroeger
  • Chloe Gibbs
  • Sean Corcoran
Location:
New York, New York
Type:
  • Full project

Santa Clara Pre-Arraignment Representation and Review (PARR) Evaluation

Researchers:
  • Steven Raphael
  • Johanna Lacoe
Location:
Santa Clara, California
Type:
  • Full project

Solving the 2 Sigma Problem with Khan Academy: A Pilot Study

Researchers:
Location:
Utah
Type:
  • Pilot project

Parent Engagement & Action for Kindergarten Success (PEAKS)

Researchers:
  • Ariel Kalil
  • Susan Mayer
Location:
Illinois
Type:
  • Pilot project

The Impact of Unconditional Cash Transfers on Consumption: Evidence from the United States

Researchers:
  • Sarah Miller
  • Alex Bartick
  • Elizabeth Rhodes
  • Eva Vivalt
Location:
Dallas, Texas and northern Illinois
Type:
  • Full project

Registering Returning Citizens to Vote

Researchers:
  • Jennifer Doleac
  • Ariel White
  • Alison Harris
  • Hannah Walker
  • Laurel Eckhouse
  • Eric Foster-Moore
Location:
United States of America
Type:
  • Full project

2019

Registering Re-entering Citizens to Vote

Researchers:
  • Jennifer Doleac
  • Laurel Eckhouse
  • Eric Foster-Moore
  • Allison Harris
  • Hannah Walker
  • Ariel White
Type:
  • Pilot project

Homelessness Prevention Through Eviction Diversion: an RCT

Researchers:
  • Jim Greiner
  • Renee Danser
Location:
Miami, FL
Type:
  • Full project

Homelessness Prevention Through Eviction Diversion: an RCT

Researchers:
  • Jim Greiner
  • Renee Danser
Location:
Miami, FL
Type:
  • Full project

Registering Re-entering Citizens to Vote

Researchers:
  • Jennifer Doleac
  • Laurel Eckhouse
  • Eric Foster-Moore
  • Allison Harris
  • Hannah Walker
  • Ariel White
Location:
United States
Type:
  • Pilot project

Labor Demand for Workers with a Criminal Conviction

Researchers:
Location:
United States
Type:
  • Full project

Labor Demand for Workers with a Criminal Conviction

Researchers:
Location:
United States
Type:
  • Full project

Characterizing Firm Level Discrimination

Researchers:
Location:
Untied States
Type:
  • Full project

Leveraging Information Interventions to Expand Access to Social Programs

Researchers:
Location:
United States
Type:
  • Pilot project

A Pilot Study to Increase Take-up of Overdose Reversal Drugs

Researchers:
  • Mireille Jacobson
  • David Powell
Location:
United States
Type:
  • Pilot project

A Pilot Study to Increase Take-up of Overdose Reversal Drugs

Researchers:
  • Mireille Jacobson
  • David Powell
Location:
United States
Type:
  • Pilot project

2018

Improving Educational Achievement Through Better Sleep Habits

Researchers:
  • Sally Sadoff
Type:
  • Full project

My Student’s Team

Researchers:
  • Todd Rogers
Type:
  • Full project

Labor Demand for Workers with a Criminal Conviction

Researchers:
Type:
  • Full project

2017

Leveraging Education Technology to Increase Community College Transfer Rates

Researchers:
  • Ben Castleman
  • Kelli Bird
Type:
  • Full project

The (Null) Impact of Tax Credit Information on College Enrollment in Texas

Researchers:
  • Ben Castleman
  • Jennifer Doleac
Type:
  • Pilot project

The Effect of Letters of Recommendation in the Youth Labor Market

Researchers:
Location:
New York City, NY
Type:
  • Full project

What's Driving Uninsurance

Researchers:
  • Raymond Kluender
Location:
California
Type:
  • Pilot project

The Big Word Club Evaluation

Researchers:
Type:
  • Full project
  • Other

Costs of Failure to Appear for Arraignment

Researchers:
  • Helen Ho
Type:
  • Pilot project
  • Project development grant

Impact Evaluation of Bridges to Success

Researchers:
Location:
Rochester, NY
Type:
  • Full project

Beyond Bail: Using Behavioral Science to Improve Timely Court Appearance

Researchers:
  • Aurelie Ouss
  • Anuj Shah
Location:
New York City, NY
Type:
  • Full project

2016

CollegeBetter: Parimutuel Betting Markets as a Commitment Device and Monetary Incentive

Researchers:
Location:
California
Type:
  • Full project

2015

Incentives and Coaching for Student Achievement

Researchers:
Type:
  • Pilot project

Incentives and Coaching for Student Achievement

Location:
United States
Type:
  • Pilot project

Financial Distress Research Project

Researchers:
  • Jim Greiner
  • Dalié Jiménez
Location:
United States
Type:
  • Full project

2014

Reducing Teen Births among Latinas: A Pilot RCT to Test the Effectiveness of Radio Messages

Researchers:
Location:
United States
Type:
  • Pilot project

The Welfare Effects of Behavioral Energy Conservation Programs

Researchers:
Location:
United States
Type:
  • Pilot project

Improving Academic Outcomes for Disadvantaged Youth: A Randomized Experiment in Chicago

Researchers:
Location:
United States
Type:
  • Full project

2013

Improving Academic Outcomes for Disadvantaged Youth: A Randomized Experiment in Chicago

Researchers:
Type:
  • Full project

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