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Feb 17 2017 | Posted In: News
By using high-res images taken by the latest generation of compact satellites, SCID Faculty Affiliate Marshall Burke and fellow researchers have developed a new capability for estimating crop yields from space. Measuring yields could improve productivity and eventually reduce hunger.
Feb 2 2017 | Posted In: Announcements
This fellowship honors Professor Ronald I. McKinnon’s memory by funding outstanding undergraduate and graduate research in the areas of international economics, international finance, and economic development.
Jan 31 2017 | Posted In: Announcements
We are soliciting papers for the Development and Political Economics (DEVPEC) PhD Student Conference. The deadline for submissions is Monday, February 27, 2017.
Nov 22 2016 | Posted In: News
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.
Nov 20 2016 | Posted In: News
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 | Posted In: Announcements
SCID is pleased to announce that five Stanford PhD students have been selected to receive Graduate Student Fellowships in international development.
Nov 1 2016 | Posted In: News
Stanford researchers have determined that more than 15 million children are living in high-mortality areas across 28 Sub-Saharan African countries, where death rates remain stubbornly high despite progress elsewhere within those countries.
Sep 29 2016 | Posted In: Announcements
We are soliciting papers for the first annual joint Berkeley-Stanford Health Economics Workshop.  The deadline for submissions is October 28.
Sep 29 2016 | Posted In: News
Why is malnutrition in central India so high and so persistent despite rising incomes? Anjini Kochar shows that cropping choices largely influence nutrition because of households’ savings choices.
Sep 28 2016 | Posted In: Announcements
The Stanford Center for International Development is pleased to announce a request for proposals for SCID’s Graduate Student Research Grant Program in international economic development.