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Apr 13 2018 | Posted In: Announcements
You can now watch the full discussion between former U.S. ambassador to Mexico Carlos Pascual and former Mexican ambassador to the U.S. Arturo Sarukhan on April 9 at the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development about the future of NAFTA and U.S.-Mexico relations. The talk was moderated by... Read More
Apr 11 2018 | Posted In: Impact Stories
The large-scale China Employer-Employee Survey (CEES) gathers high quality, in-depth data on firms and workers that has previously been lacking in the systematic study of issues impacting both employers and employees in China.
Apr 10 2018 | Posted In: In the News
Even with America’s threat to withdraw from NAFTA, changes to the trade pact are unlikely to come anytime soon, say two former diplomats with deep ties to Mexico.
Mar 29 2018 | Posted In: In the News
Economist Nicholas Bloom and his team revisit a management consulting intervention in India from nearly a decade ago to discover that it has had lasting effects. They discuss their findings on voxdev.org.
Mar 27 2018 | Posted In: In the News
A new study by Center affiliate and Graduate School of Business Associate Professor of Politial Economy Saumitra Jha found that giving Israelis a short, though intensive, opportunity to trade stocks made them markedly more eager to negotiate a peace with Palestinians.
Mar 21 2018 | Posted In: Announcements
The Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development is pleased to announce that five Stanford faculty members have been selected to receive funding for new research on topics relevant to global development and poverty:   Stephen Anderson, Assistant Professor of Marketing, Graduate School of... Read More
Mar 20 2018 | Posted In: In the News
A study by Center faculty affiliates Marshall Burke and David Lobell concluded that high-resolution satellite imagery could be used to make predictions of smallholder productivity about as accurately as traditional survey-based methods.
Mar 16 2018 | Posted In: Announcements
The Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development is pleased to announce new graduate student fellowships which provide up to three quarters of fellowship support in the form of tuition and a graduate student stipend to qualified applicants (PhD students with TGR status) pursuing research on... Read More
Feb 28 2018 | Posted In: Student Profiles
Policymakers across the world face a consistent hurdle when attempting to design anti-poverty programs: lack of information. While we know that roughly 700 million people live in extreme poverty, we are missing vital data that could better inform impactful policies. Details like rainfall levels,... Read More
Feb 23 2018 | Posted In: In the News
Stefano Ermon, a Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development faculty affiliate, is quoted in a Wired article about the xView Detection Challenge. $100,000 in prizes is being offered by the Pentagon for algorithms that can interpret high-resolution satellite images.

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