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Aug 18 2017 | Posted In: Impact Stories, Meet the Researchers
Pollution is often accepted as an unavoidable cost of China's industrial and economic boom. But the James Liang Director of the China Program Hongbin Li is proving that trade-off is shaving years from people’s lives.
Aug 16 2017 | Posted In: Impact Stories
Stanford researchers have determined that more than 15 million children are living in high-mortality areas across 28 Sub-Saharan African countries, where death rates remain stubbornly high despite progress elsewhere within those countries.
Aug 15 2017 | Posted In: In the News, SCID News
Saumitra Jha recently published an article about the economic and political consequences of the Indian subcontinent partition.
Aug 8 2017 | Posted In: Impact Stories
In light of burgeoning international trade, Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development Faculty Affiliate Nick Bloom provides the first evidence on the importance of management practices for firm’s export performance. 
Aug 5 2017 | Posted In: Research Spotlights
Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development faculty affiliate Marshall Burke and fellow researchers have developed a new capability for estimating crop yields from space. Measuring yields could improve productivity and eventually reduce hunger.
Aug 1 2017 | Posted In: SCID News
Judith Goldstein finds that, contrary to what has long been believed, the idea that multilateral deals are negotiated to the benefit of all member countries is false.
Aug 1 2017 | Posted In: In the News
In the paddy fields of rural India, a Stanford researcher explores why so many farmers are trapped in debt and highlights a clear need for crop insurance.
Jul 24 2017 | Posted In: Impact Stories, SCID News
An international survey analyzing cognitive and workplace skills shows that work skills are particularly important for adaptation to economic change.
Jul 2 2017 | Posted In: In the News, SCID News
Economist and SCID faculty affiliate John B. Taylor was recently named to the G20 Eminent Persons Group on Global Financial Governance.
Jun 8 2017 | Posted In: In the News, SCID News
SCID faculty affiliate Mike Tomz to receive Stanford's highest teaching honor during the 126th commencement ceremony.

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