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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?
Jun 28 2016 | Posted In: News
During the Global Entrepreneurship Summit held at Stanford, SCID convened a session on entrepreneurship in China featuring Didi Chuxing president Jean Liu. 
Jun 9 2016 | Posted In: News
Raghuram Rajan keynoted SCID's 17th Annual Conference on Indian Economic Policy Reform, which focused on finance and infrastructure.
Jun 2 2016 | Posted In: News
A new research project led by SCID Faculty Affiliate Beatriz Magaloni will examine the nature of police corruption in Mexico and make recommendations for reforming that country’s law enforcement institutions.
May 25 2016 | Posted In: News
Nick Bloom was featured by the Harvard Business Review for his research on the widening gap in wages between top firms and the rest.
May 16 2016 | Posted In: Featured Scholars
Pascaline Dupas has spent a good chunk of the last decade conducting experiments to determine how best to price, target and distribute essential health products in developing countries.
May 14 2016 | Posted In: Announcements
SCID is pleased to announce that six Stanford PhD students have been selected to receive Graduate Student Fellowships in international development.
May 13 2016 | Posted In: News
Following decades of double-digit growth rates, Chinese scholars say lower growth is here to stay.
Apr 25 2016 | Posted In: Featured Scholars
When policymakers tackle poverty alleviation, they often overlook a critical element: migration. But understanding why people move or don’t move matters, says Melanie Morten, who is working on mathematically modeling migration.