The International Growth Centre (IGC) and the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development will be hosting a one-day conference at Stanford on December 6th on the theme of “Firms, Trade and Development.”
A new Stanford study co-authored by Center faculty affiliate Marshall Burke shows that improving air quality in sub-Saharan Africa could provide benefits to infant health larger than nearly all currently used health interventions, such as vaccinations or food and water supplements.
Stanford epidemiologist and Center faculty affiliate Stephen Luby is quoted in the New York Times about the dangers of the Nipah virus, a rare, brain-damaging virus that has broken out in the state of Kerala, India.
The Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development invites proposals from Stanford junior faculty members for small projects or for seed funding of projects that could lead to other funding sources based on the initial results.
Political scientist and Center faculty affiliate Francis Fukuyama recently co-authored an article published in Foreign Affairs which examines the possible impact that China's planned Belt and Road Initiative could have on global infrastructure. The B&R is a development strategy which focuses on... Read More