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Oct 18 2016 | Posted In: Featured Scholars
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.
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: Research Spotlights
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.
Aug 30 2016 | Posted In: News
Chinese novelist, doctor and investor Feng Tang delivered the fifth annual Kuo Shu Liang memorial lecture on two topics closest to him: health care and writing.
Aug 23 2016 | Posted In: Research Spotlights
Accurate and reliable information on the location of impoverished areas is surprisingly lacking for much of the world. SCID Faculty Affiliate Marshall Burke is working to change that.
Aug 22 2016 | Posted In: Announcements
The WGAPE Fall Regional Meeting will be held November 18-19 at the Stanford Center for International Development. Papers must be submitted by October 3, 2016.
Aug 2 2016 | Posted In: Featured Scholars
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.
Jul 26 2016 | Posted In: News
SCID Director Grant Miller and SCID Faculty Affiliate Pascaline Dupas have received grants from Stanford’s Office of International Affairs. The money will support Miller’s analysis of Iran’s health care expansion and Dupas’ creation of programs for economics students to do international research.
Jul 5 2016 | Posted In: Research Spotlights
India's branchless banking program has led to an unprecedented increase in access to banks for the rural poor. But can it help households save?

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