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Two cows walk along a paved road in rural India.
Nov 22, 2016
Studies presented at a two-day conference offer important insights into a crucial question that SCID and other scholars have long sought to answer: why the economies of developing countries are far less productive than the economies of developed countries.
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.

SIEPR building and courtyard
Feb 1, 2017

Faculty and students are invited to a lunch lecture by James Robinson, a Professor at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago.

SIEPR building, Stanford University
Feb 24, 2017
Sponsored by SCID and Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA), the first annual joint Stanford-Berkeley Workshop on Health Economics is being held at Stanford University.
Fafchamps gestures toward the powerpoint slide
Oct 18, 2016
For 35 years, Marcel Fafchamps has seen one proposal after another for helping the poor come into vogue, vanish and reappear. The problem, he says, is that one-size-fits-all solutions to poverty in the developing world tend to be driven from the top-down.
Rozelle crouches down to talk to a group Chinese children
Aug 2, 2016
Scott Rozelle’s research encapsulates the multidisciplinary nature of rural development, spanning from agricultural productivity to the nutritional value of school lunches to parenting routines.