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04/24/92

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Hoover Institution announces national fellows for 1992-93 academic year

STANFORD -- Twelve scholars have won the Hoover Institution's annual postdoctoral National and Peace Fellowships for the 1992-93 academic year.

The fellowships provide scholars with an opportunity to spend one year at the Hoover Institution to conduct independent research on historical and public policy issues of the 20th century.

"The program serves as an annual injection of intellectual vitality to our ongoing scholarship," Hoover Director John Raisian said.

The program, recognized as one of the most distinguished fellowship programs in the United States, has awarded more than 280 fellowships to scholars from universities in the United States and Canada. Stanford University faculty members have received more than 10 percent of the awards since the program's inception in 1971.

The 1992-93 fellows and their topics are:

National fellows

  • Debra J. Aron, assistant professor, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, "Diversification as a Strategic Preemptive Weapon."
  • Peter J. Boettke, assistant professor, economics, New York University, "The Soviet Experience: Interpreting an Era, 1917- 91."
  • Peter C. Cramton, associate professor, Yale School of Management, Yale University, "Applying Strategic Bargaining Models to Union Contract Negotiations."
  • Peter M. Demarzo, associate professor, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, "Non- Exclusive Financial Contracting."
  • Avner Greif, assistant professor, economics, Stanford University, "Institutions and Development: The European Experience."
  • Joseph A. Grundfest, associate professor, Stanford Law School, "Perestroika on Wall Street."
  • Gillian K. Hadfield, assistant professor, Boalt School of Law, University of California-Berkeley, "The Economics of Gender: The Role of Gender in the Organization of Work."
  • Bronwyn H. Hall, assistant professor, economics, University of California-Berkeley, "Financial Incentives for Research and Development: The Stock Market, Liquidity Constraints and the Tax System."
  • Constance S. Meaney, assistant professor, government, Mills College, "State and Network in the Development of Taiwan's Semiconductor Industry."
  • Sule Ozler, assistant professor, economics, University of California-Los Angeles, "Politics and Economic Growth."
  • George Tsebelis, associate professor, political science, University of California-Los Angeles. "Parliaments in Comparative Perspective."

Peace fellow

  • Hilton L. Root, assistant professor, history, University of Pennsylvania, "Designing Europe: English and French Perspectives on European Integration."

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