Funding Opportunities in Global Health Economics

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)
Award: $150,000 (upper). Deadline: June, 2018. Research in Transforming Health & Health Care Systems. Grants start December 1, 2017. Up to $600,000 will be available under this CFP. Project funding will range from $50,000 to $150,000 to accommodate studies of 6 to 12 months. Preference may be given to rapid-turnaroundprojects that can be completed within six months, although the study timeline should be appropriate for the proposed objectives. Up to six studies will be funded. Website.

U.S. Tobacco Control Policies to Reduce Health Disparities (R21)
Award: $270,000 (upper). The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support observational or intervention research focused on reducing health disparities in tobacco use in the United States. Specifically, this FOA is intended to stimulate scientific inquiry focused on innovative tobacco control policies including, but not limited to, those addressing health economics (e.g. tax and pricing policies, insurance coverage for tobacco dependence treatment). Website.

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Award: $90,000 (upper). Deadline: December, 2017. Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program in Aging and Health Economics. NBER's Fellowship Program in Aging and Health Research, funded by the National Institute on Aging and NBER, under the direction of Professors Amy Finkelstein and David Cutler, gives post-doctoral fellows and visiting scholars exposure to a wide range of NBER research projects related to the economics of aging and health care.