The fifth Annual Bank Conference on Africa (ABCA) will be held at Stanford University on June 14-15, 2018. It will cover various topics pertinent to firms in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is being organized jointly by the World Bank (Office of the Chief Economist for the Africa Region), and the Stanford... Read More
By Veronica Marian
Many Stanford undergraduates travel during their summer vacations. But for some, their travels are more about work than leisure. Rhea Karuturi and Daniel Crisóstomo Wainstock spent ten weeks during their summer vacation conducting field research in India and Côte d’Ivoire through... Read More
By Veronica Marian
With civil conflicts, climate change, and the number of displaced people all on the rise, the fight against poverty is likely to become more difficult in the coming years.
But that bleak message — delivered by Nigeria’s former finance minister during the launch of the Stanford... Read More
The Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development will organize a China Trade Workshop at Stanford University on April 12-13, 2018.
The objective of the workshop is to connect and establish a network of prominent scholars who study the causes and implications of China’s emergence as a major... Read More
Stanford's student-run newspaper, the Stanford Daily, recently wrote about the launch of the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development. The article noted that the center combines research on poverty and development, educational opportunities for students and various fellowships, and that it... Read More
The Center on Global Poverty and Development has a threefold mission: to support path-breaking research on global poverty and development; to inspire students through hands-on research opportunities; and to inform policies and practices through strategic partnerships.