Daily Archives: May 9, 2011

Owen Thompson receives CRF grant

Owen Thompson

Owen Thompson, UMassAmherst economics graduate student, is the recipient of a $10,000 Center for Research on Families (CFR) Family Research Graduate Student Grant. Thompson will work under the advisement of  Michael Ash, UMass Amherst economics professor, on a project titled: “The Determinants of Racial Differences in Parenting Practices.” Owen will explore the impact of early childhood experiences on subsequent health and socioeconomic outcomes.