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Nov 11 2015 | Posted In: News
Stanford economist Michael Boskin says the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership should expand trade and increase growth in the U.S., though some businesses and workers may encounter stiffer competition from imported goods.
Nov 10 2015 | Posted In: Featured Scholars
SCID scholars are studying whether the Chinese model of moving up from low-value processes like electronics assembly to more profitable and technologically sophisticated operations represents a workable example for other countries.
Nov 3 2015 | Posted In: News
World Bank leader Jim Yong Kim urges Stanford students and faculty to continue their efforts to eliminate poverty and improve public health globally.
Oct 29 2015 | Posted In: Featured Scholars
Marcella Alsan has found her vocation as a physician/economist working at the intersection of global economics and health.
Oct 27 2015 | Posted In: News
Indian cities are bustling centers of business, yet poor sewerage networks, roads, and housing fail to meet the needs of rapidly swelling populations. India is home to nearly a fifth of the world’s population, so there much is at stake in getting urbanization right.
Oct 12 2015 | Posted In: Featured Scholars
Ran Abramitzky argues that relaxing immigration rules would reinforce a safety valve in developing countries that allows people with few options to seek better lives elsewhere.
Sep 28 2015 | Posted In: News
SCID India Program Director Anjini Kochar and SCID Faculty Affiliate Roger Noll participated in a roundtable meeting on renewable energy.
Sep 23 2015 | 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.
Sep 21 2015 | Posted In: Graduate Student Profiles
Emanuele Colonnelli, a SCID Graduate Student Fellow, studies corruption, transparency and the efficiency loss when economic decisions are based on connections rather than merit.
Sep 15 2015 | Posted In: Graduate Student Profiles
An important part of Agustina Paglayan’s research agenda is the construction of an original historical database that traces the evolution of education quantity and quality across countries and over time, going as far back as the 1870s.

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