Large-scale projects are more open-ended than small-scale projects, at least initially, and designed to fill a gap in large-scale funding opportunities generally available. Funding can be in the range of $50,000 to $200,000, and it is expected that there will only be one such project every few years. They are expected to evolve from several… more »
Small-scale projects should be for budgets up to $5,000. This support is open to faculty and graduate students in the each of the constituent departments of CEAR (Accounting, Economics, Finance, and RMI) and researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. The topic should clearly be risk-related, and should not be for generic research support… more »
CEAR is willing to provide support for workshops on specific risk-related topics. The general criteria for good workshop proposals are identical to those for CEAR Research Projects - General.
Workshops will typically involve inviting 5-10 scholars from outside GSU to attend the workshop. In appropriate cases, and on an ad hoc basis, a small… more »
CEAR is willing to provide travel support on an ad-hoc basis for graduate students to attend academic conferences to present a paper. This support is only for graduate students in each of the constituent departments of CEAR (Accounting, Economics, Finance, and RMI). It is recognized that such presentations will often fall outside of the normal… more »
CEAR is willing to provide financial support for third to fifth year graduate students in each of the constituent departments of CEAR (Accounting, Economics, Finance, and RMI) that have committed to write a thesis that has a significant “risk” component. CEAR is also willing to provide support, on an ad hoc basis, for first or… more »
Starting FY12 there will be an Annual CEAR Conference in Atlanta each year, with responsibility for organization resting primarily with the constituent departments of CEAR (Accounting, Economics, Finance, and RMI) or CEAR-associated researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Responsibility will rotate annually from department to department, to be decided by the CEAR Advisory… more »
For each constituent department of CEAR (Accounting, Economics, Finance, and RMI), CEAR will provide up to $2,500 towards the expenses of bringing seminar speakers to Georgia State University. It is required that the speakers be undertaking research in risk, broadly interpreted, and that the seminar paper be on this topic. We also require that the… more »