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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.
Sep 10 2015 | Posted In: Featured Scholars
Combining an interest in trade theory, economic history, and transportation, Dave Donaldson has pioneered more precise ways of estimating internal trade costs in developing regions.
Aug 1 2015 | Posted In: News
The Best Young French Economist Prize is awarded annually by the French newspaper Le Monde and the French think tank Cercle des Économistes.
Jun 19 2015 | Posted In: Research Spotlights
Can improved access to information loosen the grip of tribal allegiances and open a path to better governance? 
Jun 16 2015 | Posted In: Announcements
SCID is pleased to announce that four candidates have been selected to receive Graduate Student Fellowships in international development.