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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: 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.
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.