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Sep 25 2017 | Posted In: Research Spotlights
Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development 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.
Sep 25 2017 | Posted In: Research Spotlights
In light of burgeoning international trade, Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development Faculty Affiliate Nick Bloom provides the first evidence on the importance of management practices for firm’s export performance. 
Sep 22 2017 | Posted In: Research Spotlights
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 21 2017 | Posted In: Student Profiles
Caroline Abadeer, a Stanford graduate student in political science, examines urban housing policy in North Africa.
Sep 21 2017 | Posted In: Meet the Researchers
Pollution is often accepted as an unavoidable cost of China's industrial and economic boom. But the James Liang Director of the China Program Hongbin Li is proving that trade-off is shaving years from people’s lives.
Sep 21 2017 | Posted In: 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.
Sep 20 2017 | Posted In: Research Spotlights
Accurate and reliable information on the location of impoverished areas is surprisingly lacking for much of the world. Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development Faculty Affiliate Marshall Burke is working to change that.
Sep 15 2017 | Posted In: Impact Stories
Pascaline Dupas’ lesson plan for teaching Kenyan teenagers about HIV infection risks in cross-generational relationships has been scaled up in hundreds of schools, including in Botswana, Togo, and Nigeria.
Sep 14 2017 | Posted In: Meet the Researchers
In a world where the mercury is rising, Marshall Burke examines how warming temperatures will affect global output.
Sep 5 2017 | Posted In: Impact Stories
Grant Miller and colleagues want to end wide-spread anemia in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu by working with the government to introduce a new kind of fortified rice into the food supply.

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