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Grants to Regents of the University of California at Berkeley

Amount Purpose Term Source
$680,118 To support the Berkeley Initiative on Transparency in the Social Sciences' competition to incentivize and encourage meta-research in economics and political science. 2015 - 2017 LJAF
$58,142 To fund two meta-research projects submitted as part of the Berkeley Initiative on Transparency in the Social Sciences? competition. 2016 - 2017 LJAF
$408,719 To fund outreach activities for the Berkeley Initiative on Transparency in the Social Sciences. 2016 - 2018 LJAF
$164,365 To develop a dataset of local government pension expenditures, finances, and employment data and research around the impacts of public pension systems. 2017 - 2020 LJAF
$374,774 To help enhance the Internal Revenue Service data infrastructure and to conduct research on topics related to inequality and opportunity. 2015 - 2017 LJAF
$744,476 To conduct research on tax avoidance to determine ways to better design and enforce taxes. 2018 - 2021 LJAF
$59,740 To partner with the University of Chicago to study the impact of minimum wage policies on producer prices. 2016 - 2020 LJAF
$256,182 To research competition and mergers in the pharmacy benefit manager industry to lay the groundwork for policies that drive down drug spending. 2020 - 2022 LJAF
$133,633 To evaluate a pretrial supervision initiative modeled on the state of Hawaii's "HOPE" probation program. 2015 - 2018 LJAF
$901,682 To perform qualitative research on the impacts of pretrial diversion and detention. 2015 - 2021 LJAF
$590,571 To promote replication and reproducibility in economics by training researchers to comply with a forthcoming American Economic Association data/code verification policy and designing a protocol to systematically share economic research replications. 2019 - 2023 LJAF
$2,675,000 To advance the development of the California Policy Lab. 2018 - 2020 LJAF
$931,629 To help establish the California Policy Lab. 2017 - 2018 LJAF
$2,689,129 To support the operations of the California Policy Lab, which seeks to improve California state and local government programs and policy. 2019 - 2023 LJAF
$319,294 To support the purpose of tracking the adoption, pricing, consumer cost sharing, and total spending for biosimilars linked to six blockbuster oncology products over a 5-year study period. 2022 - 2024 LJAF
$99,381 To support the development of a roadmap outlining concrete strategies for making IGI-developed treatments affordable and accessible. 2022 - 2023 LJAF
$795,532 To study the impact of extending reference pricing incentives to high-cost specialty pharmaceutical classes and physician-administered drugs. 2017 - 2021 LJAF
$621,196 To identify umet contraceptive need and barriers to care in communities of color. 2020 - 2023 LJAF
$296,730 To analyze and strengthen the evidence on the impact of cross-market mergers of hospital and physician organizations. 2020 - 2022 LJAF
$1,236,443 To conduct economic analysis to identify markets that have anticompetitive prices, high total cost of care or low health care quality. 2021 - 2023 LJAF
$1,689,181 To fund a randomized controlled trial of a cognitive behavioral therapy program for individuals with mental illness who are involved in the criminal justice system. 2016 - 2022 LJAF
$348,605 To support the long-term follow-up of welfare reform randomized controlled trials. 2020 - 2024 LJAF
$335,000 To support the California Department of Education in its efforts to expand and implement the Career Academies program in low-income high schools across the state. 2017 - 2022 LJAF
$1,021,113 To provide research and technical assistance in revising California's Penal Code. 2021 - 2023 LJAF
$380,338 To track and evaluate policy changes and provide research to guide statewide reforms in California, including Covid-19 policies. 2020 - 2022 LJAF
$1,059,594 To evaluate the Advance Peace gun-violene reduction program. 2021 - 2026 LJAF
$250,000 To support the Policy Advocacy Clinic at the University of California-Berkeley School of Law's Debt-Free Justice Campaign. 2020 - 2022 ANI LLC
$1,642,799 To research, develop, and disseminate online tools designed to reform the use of fines and fees in the juvenile justice system. 2017 - 2021 LJAF
$292,925 To evaluate the effects of juvenile administrative fees. 2019 - 2023 LJAF
$750,000 To support the Policy Advocacy Clinic at the University of California-Berkeley School of Law's Debt-Free Justice Campaign. 2020 - 2022 DAF
$211,658 To analyze the impact of Alameda County's fee reform on recidivism. 2021 - 2023 LJAF


Arnold Ventures funds projects to understand problems and identify policy solutions.