Dr. Angelino Viceisza, Assistant Professor of Economics has been awarded a two-year grant from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $199,766. His project entitled, EAGER: “Using Eye Tracking to Study Migrant Remittances and its Welfare Implications”, will allow Dr. Viceisza to study how U.S.-based immigrants compare financial services for sending remittances to their home countries through field experiments and surveys that complement typical economic data with eye tracking. The EAGER (EArly-concept Grants for Exploratory Research) funding mechanism may be used to support exploratory work in its early stages on untested, but potentially transformative, research ideas or approaches.
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