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.
Pascaline Dupas’ lesson plan for teaching Kenyan teenagers about HIV infection risks in cross-generational relationships has been scaled up in hundreds of schools, including in Botswana, Togo, and Nigeria.
A new study by Center Director Grant Miller and fellow Stanford researchers documents how an ambulance service is helping to lower newborn deaths, one of the most challenging health dilemmas plaguing India today.
Stanford graduate students confront the difficulties of fieldwork in a developing country: frequent power outages, unreliable internet access, and a broader context of rising ethnic tensions and anti-government protests.
Accurate and reliable information on the location of impoverished areas is surprisingly lacking for much of the world. Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development Faculty Affiliate Marshall Burke is working to change that.