The SSD short-term research grant allowed me to compile new datasets to support my research program on art markets. I study contemporary and ancient art markets, both of which have interesting economic, sociological, and legal aspects. But the most exciting venture to emerge from my current work is a new project with broad public policy applications: Modeling the Antiquities Trade in Iraq and Syria (MANTIS).
Comparative Human Developement PhD student Séamus A. Power explains how the cultures of different countries impact reactions to austerity measures.
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