The Institute for Applied Economics creates and maintains research infrastructure for applied economic research at the University of California, San Diego. Infrastructure areas include data sets, software programs, research assistant positions for management of data and software, and visiting scholars in applied fields.
Membership in the Institute is open to all UCSD Economics Department faculty. New members may join in September of each year, with revised membership rolls established on September 30. The current list of members is available here.
Economics Department faculty and graduate students seeking funding from the Institute should submit a one-page proposal describing the project and what resources are needed. Proposals from UCSD faculty and graduate students outside of the Economics Department may also be funded if it is determined that they meet the objectives of the Institute.
Submissions should be sent to .