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A mom and her newborn baby at the Maternal & Child Health Training Institute for medically needy in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Nov 20, 2016

A new study by SCID Director Grant Miller and fellow Stanford researchers documents how an ambulance service is helping to lower newborn deaths, one of the most challenging health dilemmas plaguing India today.

Nov 18, 2016

SCID is pleased to announce that five Stanford PhD students have been selected to receive Graduate Student Fellowships in international development.

Aerial view of SIEPR building
Nov 18, 2016
The Working Group in African Political Economy (WGAPE) brings together faculty and advanced graduate students in Economics and Political Science who combine field research experience in Africa with training in political economy methods.
SIEPR building and courtyard
Dec 14, 2016
Faculty and students are invited to a lunch lecture by Hongbin Li, a C.V. Starr Professor of Economics in the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University.
Anjini Kochar interviews a woman sitting in a doorway with the aid of a translator
Jul 5, 2016
India's branchless banking program has led to an unprecedented increase in access to banks for the rural poor. But can it help households save?
A Nepalese woman carries her baby on her back in a wraparound sling
Apr 1, 2016
How did legalizing abortion affect women's contraceptive use in Nepal?