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Mar 20 2017 | 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.
Mar 17 2017 | Posted In: Announcements
SCID is pleased to announce that two Stanford economics PhD students have been selected to receive Ronald McKinnon Memorial Fellowships.
Mar 2 2017
In the paddy fields of rural India, a Stanford researcher explores why so many farmers are trapped in debt and highlights a clear need for crop insurance.
Feb 17 2017 | Posted In: Research Spotlights
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 13 2017 | Posted In: Announcements
Spend up to 10 weeks in a developing country working on faculty research. Applications are due February 27.
Feb 2 2017 | Posted In: Announcements
This fellowship honors Professor Ronald I. McKinnon’s memory by funding outstanding undergraduate and graduate research in 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.
Jan 24 2017 | Posted In: Research Spotlights
Research led by SCID Director Grant Miller found that abortion rates rose in sub-Saharan Africa when U.S. funding was restricted.
Dec 13 2016 | Posted In: Graduate Student Profiles
Stanford graduate students confront the difficulties of fieldwork in a developing country: frequent power outages, unreliable internet access, and a broader context of rising ethnic tensions and anti-government protests.
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.