American University

For Support To Develop Gender-sensitive Macroeconomic Models For Policy Analysis

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This supplement grant will support American University to undertake qualitative and quantitative fieldwork in South Korea as part of the Care Work and the Economy project. Overall, the project seeks to incorporate the care economy and gender-disaggregated activities explicitly into macroeconomic models. This additional funding will allow an interdisciplinary research team to more accurately measure the aggregate care economy and examine the nature of care provision using a mixed methods approach.
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for support of the Internet Governance Lab  
A grant to American University will support the continued work and growth of the Internet Governance Lab, including its efforts to (a) provide policy-engaged thought leadership to advance the marketplace of ideas with original research; (b) translate complex socio-technical problems for policymakers and the general public; (c) bring together diverse stakeholders; and (d) train the next generation of global thought leaders in internet governance approaches that promote security, infrastructure stability, freedom, growth, and innovation.
for support of the Program on Legislative Negotiation  
American University is establishing the Program on Legislative Negotiation as a joint endeavor of the Washington College of Law and the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies. The program is designed to help overcome legislative gridlock and has four immediate objectives: (a) to provide negotiation training for legislative members and staff, (b) to train students and professionals through experiential learning programs, (c) to facilitate and apply research on effective legislative negotiation, and (d) to build a community of scholars, journalists, policymakers, and others who share these goals. Support for this program enables American University to serve as a hub for this effort.

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