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Welcome to SCID

May 22, 2017

SCID hosts the 33rd Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD) Conference on Development Economics. 

May 17, 2017

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

May 17, 2017

Faculty and students are invited to a lunch lecture by Melissa Dell, Assistant Professor of Economics at Harvard.

The SIEPR building.
May 24, 2017

The Social Science History Seminar Series brings Professor Joachim Voth of the University of Zurich for the talk, "Nextdoor Nazis and the Network of Evil" on May 24.

A woman casts her vote in the 2012 Sierra Leone elections by pointing to her chosen candidate while two men sit at a table displaying the elections ballot.
Apr 24, 2017

In much of the developing world, this information vacuum is a harsh reality — and a major reason why low-income countries with democratic elections continue to struggle.

Nick Bloom gestures from his desk
Mar 30, 2017

Nick Bloom provides insights into intractable mysteries in international economics as they relate to management practices and their impact on business innovation and worker productivity.