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Sep 14 2018 | Posted In: Announcements
The Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development invites proposals from Stanford faculty for capacity-building and policy-engagement activities that support academics, government officials, or other policymakers in low- and middle-income countries.
Sep 10 2018 | Posted In: In the News
Center faculty affiliate Marshall Burke is among the Stanford experts who discuss the linkages between climate change and health, an area that will be a focus of Stanford-led events at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco.
Sep 5 2018 | Posted In: In the News
Center faculty affiliate Scott Rozelle co-authored an article for the East Asia Forum, based on a recent book, about the policies and innovations that have contributed to agricultural growth and decreased rural poverty in China.
Aug 30 2018 | Posted In: In the News
Center faculty affiliate and associate professor of medicine Eran Bendavid authored a study showing that "armed conflict substantially increases the risk of death of young children, for a long period of time."
Aug 1 2018 | Posted In: Impact Stories, Student Profiles
Graduate student James Winter is immersed in a project that measures how transitioning to a high-quality source of water piped directly to a household’s yard can impact household economic activity, female entrepreneurship, and water quality in low-income settings in Zambia.
Jul 31 2018 | Posted In: In the News
In a new working paper, Center faculty affiliate Saumitra Jha and Moses Shayo of Hebrew University found that giving Israelis a short, intensive opportunity to trade stocks made them much more willing to negotiate with the Palestinians.
Jul 25 2018 | Posted In: Announcements
The Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD) and the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development are pleased to announce a Conference on Behavioral Economics and Development that will be hosted by Stanford University on Friday January 25 and Saturday January 26, 2019. 
Jul 23 2018 | Posted In: In the News
Faculty affiliates Marshall Burke and Sanjay Basu co-authored an article projecting that climate change could result in thousands of additional suicides in the U.S. and Mexico by 2050, a change comparable to the impact of economic recessions, suicide prevention programs or gun restriction laws.
Jul 16 2018 | Posted In: In the News
Using documents in the Hoover Institution archives, Stanford political scientist and Center affiliate Lisa Blaydes examined life in Iraq under Saddam Hussein, including how Iraqi citizens found creative ways to resist the Baath Party’s authoritarian regime.
Jul 10 2018 | Posted In: In the News
Yvonne Maldonado, a Center faculty affiliate, professor of pediatrics, and chief of pediatric infectious diseases at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford, is quoted on about the need for more vaccines in regions of the world in order to eliminate polio.