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Feb 1 2019 | Posted In: Announcements
You can now watch the full Speaker Series session featuring economist Michael Kremer, who discussed various innovatitve approaches to global development. Nicholas Bloom moderated the audience Q&A session that followed. The Speaker Series features talks by distinguished scholars and policymakers... Read More
Jan 22 2019 | Posted In: Impact Stories
Solomon Hsiang, the Noosheen Hashemi Visiting Scholar at the Center, combines data with mathematical models to understand the economic effects of climate change, particularly on poverty.
Jan 17 2019 | Posted In: In the News
Center faculty affiliate John Ioannidis is quoted in Time about a recent report that recommends less consumption of red meat, dairy, and eggs.
Jan 16 2019 | Posted In: In the News
Center faculty affiliate Rosamond Naylor's research on palm oil production in Indonesia is featured on the Woods Institute website.
Jan 16 2019 | Posted In: Announcements
We are soliciting papers for the Development and Political Economics (DEVPEC) PhD Student Conference. The deadline for submissions is Monday, February 18, 2019.
Jan 14 2019 | Posted In: In the News
Center faculty affiliate Scott Rozelle is quoted in the LA Times about the nearly 70 million Chinese children who are "left behind" to either attend poorly run local schools, or, increasingly, boarding schools, while their parents work in cities.
Jan 7 2019 | Posted In: In the News
Solomon Hsiang, the Noosheen Hashemi Visiting Scholar at the Center, has received a $1.6 million grant to discern the effect of major droughts and climate change on human migration in Africa.
Jan 7 2019 | Posted In: In the News
In an interview on NPR, Stanford economist and Center affiliate Melanie Morten explains that U.S.-Mexico border wall expansion has led to a wage increase of 40 cents per year for low-educated U.S. workers at a cost of $7/year for each U.S. citizen.
Dec 19 2018 | Posted In: In the News
In a recent paper, faculty affiliate Jens Hainmueller and his co-authors showed that lean manufacturing in the apparel industry had the side benefit of improving labor standards.
Dec 11 2018 | Posted In: In the News
Center faculty affiliate Paul Wise speaks about the horrific impact of civil war on the children of Yemen, including preventable cholera epidemics.

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