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Jul 24 2017
By Veronica Marian What is the issue? Economists have long believed that the more education a worker has, the faster he or she can adapt to a changing economy and that this explains the general observation that more skills lead to greater earnings. This hypothesis, however, has not been reliably... Read More
Jul 2 2017 | Posted In: News
Economist and SCID faculty affiliate John B. Taylor was recently named to the G20 Eminent Persons Group on Global Financial Governance.
Jun 8 2017 | Posted In: News
SCID faculty affiliate Mike Tomz to receive Stanford's highest teaching honor during the 126th commencement ceremony.
May 22 2017 | Posted In: Announcements
SCID hosts the 33rd Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD) Conference on Development Economics. 
May 17 2017 | Posted In: Announcements
SCID is pleased to announce that four Stanford PhD students have been selected to receive Graduate Student Fellowships in international development.
May 17 2017 | Posted In: Featured Scholars
Stephen Haber looks at finance, innovation, and climate and geography to explain why only some countries become rich and democratic.
Apr 24 2017 | Posted In: Featured Scholars
This information vacuum is a reason why low-income countries with democratic elections struggle.
Apr 19 2017 | Posted In: News
Stanford’s Dave Donaldson has been honored by the American Economics Association with the John Bates Clark Medal, recognizing his innovative and scholarly contributions in the field of international trade.
Apr 19 2017 | Posted In: Announcements
We are soliciting papers for the China Economics Summer Institute (CESI). The deadline for submissions is Monday, April 24, 2017.
Mar 30 2017 | Posted In: Featured Scholars
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.