2017 Grantees

2017 Peder Sather Grant Program Awards

BI Norwegian Business School (BI)

Learning To Play Equilibrium In Markets With Coordination Frictions and Informational Asymmetries
Norway: Professor Leif Helland
UC Berkeley: Professor John Morgan

The Role Of Firm And Worker Dynamics In International Trade And Economic Growth
Norway: Professor Alfonso Irarrazabal
UC Berkeley: Professor Andres Rodriguez-Clare

Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)

Ethnicity And Cooperation In Africa
Norway: Professor Kjetil Bjorvatn
UC Berkeley: Professor Edward Miguel

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

Replicated Recent Salmon Domestications And The Repeatability Of Rapid Adaptation
Norway: Professor Rasmus Nielsen
UC Berkeley: Professor NIcola Jane Barson

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

A Pathogen And A Delicacy: Exploring The Genomics Of Historic Corn Smut
Norway: Professor Michael Martin
UC Berkeley: Professor Benjamin Blackman

Novel 2D Systems For All-Domain-Wall Nanoelectronics
Norway: Professor Dennis Meier
UC Berkeley: Professor Lane W. Martin

Perception And Response To Plant Cell Wall Damage – Identifying A Cellobiose Receptor
Norway: Professor Thorsten Hamann
UC Berkeley: Professor Shauna Somerville

The Evolution And Conservation Of Biodiversity: Spatial Phylogenetic Analyses Of The Fennoscandian Flora
Norway: Professor Michael Martin
UC Berkeley: Professor Brent Mishler

University of Agder (UiA)

Policy Issues In Public Research Universities
Norway: Professor Katja Skolberg
UC Berkeley: Professor Neil Fligstein

Participation In Planning Processes: Diversity And Conflict For Resilient Communities
Norway: Professor Jørn Cruickshank
UC Berkeley: Professor Jason Corburn

University of Bergen (UiB)

Mainstreaming Sensitivity Analysis And Uncertainty Auditing
Norway: Professor Jeroen Van der Sluijs
UC Berkeley: Professor Philip Stark

Electronic Literature As A Framework For Digital Humanities
Norway: Professor Scott Rettberg
UC Berkeley: Professor Alexandra Saum-Pascual

Developing Pixel Read-Out Electronics For Experiments At CERN LHC
Norway: Professor Bjarne Stugu
UC Berkeley: Professor Marjorie Shapiro

Claims-Making On Behalf Of Migrants In A Time Of Populism: Comparative Survey Experiments In Norway And California
Norway: Professor Elizabeth Ivarsflaten
UC Berkeley: Professor Kim Voss

University of Oslo (UiO)

Two Worlds Collide: Bringing Synchrotron-Based Spectroscopy And Advanced Kinetics Together To Characterize Metal-Support Interactions In Catalysis
Norway: Professor Unni Olsbye
UC Berkeley: Professor Gabor Somorjai

Vitamin D Regulation Of MS-Associated Genes In Human T Cells
Norway: Professor Hanne Harbo
UC Berkeley: Professor Lisa Barcellos

Centers, Peripheries And Zones Of Contact: Scandinavia, Russia, Japan
Norway: Professor Reiko Auestad
UC Berkeley: Professor Alan Tansman

Towards An Integrated Neural Model Of Inhibitory Control Over The Human Motor System
Norway: Professor René Huster
UC Berkeley: Professor Richard Ivry

Authoritarian Diffusion Proofing And The Emergence Of Russian Liberal Constitutionalism
Norway: Professor Geir Flikke
UC Berkeley: Professor Steven Fish

Technology, Equity, And Global Governance: An Exploratory Analysis Of Regime Formation In The Fields Of Nuclear And Renewable Energy
Norway: Professor Malfrid Braut-Heffhammer
UC Berkeley: Professor Jonas Meckling

The Arctic University of Norway (UiT)

Analyses Of Teacher Professional Development, Technology Instruction And Human Rights Education
Norway: Professor Kirsten Stein
UC Berkeley: Professor Jabari Mahiri