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Sep 15 2015 | Posted In: Student Profiles, SCID News
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: Meet the Researchers, SCID News
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: In the News, SCID 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, SCID News
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 News
SCID is pleased to announce that four candidates have been selected to receive Graduate Student Fellowships in international development.
May 29 2015 | Posted In: In the News, SCID News
The new institute of public health in the Indian state of West Bengal will carry out education, research, and policy work in public health.
May 22 2015 | Posted In: In the News, SCID News
The conference draws on the extensive expertise inside Stanford University on the Indian economy, and combines this with the acumen and experience of leading researchers, policy makers, members of the business community and other professionals, both from India and the United States.
May 22 2015 | Posted In: Impact Stories, SCID News
The fact that African management quality varies so widely indicates that best management practices aren’t diffusing effectively along business peer networks.