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Oct 2 2017 | Posted In: Announcements
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.
Sep 21 2017 | Posted In: Student Profiles
Caroline Abadeer, a Stanford graduate student in political science, examines urban housing policy in North Africa.
Sep 15 2017 | Posted In: Impact Stories
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.
Sep 5 2017 | Posted In: Impact Stories
Grant Miller and colleagues want to end wide-spread anemia in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu by working with the government to introduce a new kind of fortified rice into the food supply.
Sep 5 2017 | Posted In: Impact Stories, Meet the Researchers
Helping guide transformation of the global palm oil sector by developing strategies to sustain industry growth while enhancing rural incomes, alleviating poverty, and reducing tropical deforestation.
Sep 1 2017 | Posted In: Meet the Researchers
In a world where the mercury is rising, Marshall Burke examines how warming temperatures will affect global output.
Aug 25 2017 | Posted In: Research Spotlights
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.
Aug 23 2017 | Posted In: In the News
SCID India Program Director Anjini Kochar discusses paradoxes from the field.
Aug 20 2017 | Posted In: Student Profiles
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.
Aug 20 2017 | Posted In: Impact Stories
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.