Massachusetts Institute of Technology

For Support Of The Governance Lab

Overview
This grant will enable the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Governance Lab (MIT Gov/Lab) to develop a doctoral training program, creating a pipeline of scholars trained in collaborative research with practitioners and enabling others to replicate the model. The MIT Gov/ Lab will build on existing work in East and West Africa and expand research-practitioner collaborations to Mexico, Brazil, and Asia. It will experiment with new ways of collaborating with practitioners to identify important research questions and co-producing scholarship. The MIT Gov/ Lab will develop and disseminate tools and templates of its practitioner-oriented research model to use in doctoral trainings and expand its reach through collaborations with other research institutions, particularly in low- and middle-income countries.
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Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
Grants to this Grantee
for support of the Election Data and Science Lab  
The MIT Election Data and Science Lab advances and disseminates scientific knowledge about the conduct of elections, primarily in the United States but with attention to the rest of the world. By addressing the multiple audiences of academic researchers, the general public, and practitioners, it serves a unique role among individuals and institutions dedicated to improving the conduct of American elections and supports a growing network of election science research centers across the U.S. This supplemental grant will expand capacity to meet the unanticipated demands of the 2020 elections.

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