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Feb 22 2016 | Posted In: News
Solutions to international public health challenges require people from multiple disciplines to work together, along with governmental ministries and often non-profit organizations. Grant Miller has been working on one such challenge in India.
Jan 19 2016 | Posted In: Announcements
This fellowship honors Professor Ronald I. McKinnon’s memory by funding outstanding undergraduate and graduate research in the areas of international economics, international finance and economic development.
Jan 14 2016 | Posted In: News
The International Growth Centre showcased three innovative studies presented at the "Firms, Trade, and Development" conference at Stanford.
Jan 6 2016 | Posted In: News
SCID Faculty Affiliate Nicholas Bloom was featured by The New York Times for his research on the growing gap between the rich and poor. 
Dec 2 2015 | Posted In: News
Esther Duflo emphasizes policy implementation at SCID's "Firms, Trade and Development" conference.
Nov 24 2015 | Posted In: Announcements
SCID is pleased to host the Pacific Conference for Development Economics (PacDev) on March 5, 2016.  Paper submissions are now being accepted through Wednesday, December 2, 2016.  
Nov 13 2015 | Posted In: Announcements
SCID is pleased to announce that three Stanford PhD students have been selected to receive Graduate Student Fellowships in international development.
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 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 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.

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