ICPSR is excited to announce the First- and Second-Place winners of our 2021 Research Paper Competitions!
H. S. Matthew Ng, Verity Y. Q. Lua, and Nadyanna M. Majeed (Psychology, Communications, and Social Science), of Singapore Management University, earned First Place in the Undergraduate Competition with a paper titled “Is trait self-esteem a resilience factor against daily stressors? A multilevel analysis.” The paper uses data from Midlife in the United States (MIDUS 2), 2004-2006 (ICPSR 4652), and Midlife in the United States (MIDUS 2): Daily Stress Project, 2004-2009 (ICPSR 26841).
Taran Samarth, (Sociology, Philosophy, and Political Science) of Pennsylvania State University, earned Second Place in the Undergraduate Competition with a paper titled “One or the Other: How Asian Americans Prioritize Ethnic and Panethnic Identities.” The paper uses data from the National Asian American Survey (NAAS) Post-Election Survey, [United States], 2016 (ICPSR 37380).
In Jeong Hwang, (Sociology) of Harvard University, earned First Place in the Master’s Competition with a paper titled “Grandparenthood, Grandparenting, and Working Longer: Do the Genders of Grandparent and of Grandchild’s Parent Matter?” The paper uses data from the Health and Retirement Study (ICPSR 6854).
Beverly J. Pettrey, (Applied Social Research) of Cleveland State University, earned Second Place in the Master’s Competition with a paper titled “Diversifying Police Departments through Community-oriented Based Policing.” The paper uses data from Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS), 2016 (ICPSR 37323).
Congratulations to all of the winners, and thanks to everyone who submitted an entry or spread the word about the competitions.
Margaret C. Levenstein
Director, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Call for entries for 2022
We are also pleased to announce the 2022 ICPSR Research Paper Competitions for Undergraduates and Graduate Students. The awards are $1,000 for first place and $750 for second place in each category and publication on the ICPSR Research Paper Competition Winners website and in a special edition of the ICPSR Bulletin for the first place winners. See the competition website for details. The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2022.
About the ICPSR Paper Competitions
The ICPSR Research Paper Competition accepts entries of papers for analyses on any topic using data from ICPSR. The purpose of the competitions is to highlight exemplary research papers based on quantitative analysis that uses ICPSR data. We invite submissions from students and recent graduates at ICPSR member institutions.