MIT Grants Ben Castleman Funding for Behavioral Science Research


01/31/2017

MIT News

Curry's Ben Castleman receives funding from MIT for behavioral science research related to crime and violence.

Testing strategies for preventing violence and crime

J-PAL North America, a research center at MIT, has announced that it has awarded grants to fund randomized evaluations focused on employing behavioral science insights to prevent crime and violence. The grants were awarded to Anuj Shah and Aurélie Ouss from the University of Chicago and Jennifer Doleac and Benjamin Castleman at the University of Virginia.