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Oct 29 2018 | Posted In: Impact Stories, Student Profiles
Christopher LeBoa and Sofia Ali, two Stanford seniors, spent the summer in Senegal researching the disease schistosomiasis. They recently shared their field research experience with the Center.
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.
May 7 2018 | Posted In: Student Profiles
Stanford students Jacqueline Wibowo and Sana Gujral talk about their recent whirlwind trip to India where they learned about the country's corporate governance.
Apr 23 2018 | Posted In: Impact Stories, Student Profiles
Stanford graduate student Sebastián Otero examines the effects of widespread privatization of higher education in Latin America.
Feb 28 2018 | Posted In: Impact Stories, Student Profiles
The new Stanford course Data for Sustainable Development introduces Stanford students to new methods of using machine learning and satellite technology to inform anti-poverty programs.
Nov 20 2017 | Posted In: Student Profiles
By Veronica Marian Many Stanford undergraduates travel during their summer vacations. But for some, their travels are more about work than leisure. Rhea Karuturi and Daniel Crisóstomo Wainstock spent ten weeks during their summer vacation conducting field research in India and Côte d’Ivoire through... Read More
Sep 21 2017 | Posted In: Student Profiles
Caroline Abadeer, a Stanford graduate student in political science, examines urban housing policy in North Africa.
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.
Feb 9 2016 | Posted In: Student Profiles, SCID News
Michela Giorcelli, a SCID Graduate Student Fellow, took a look at post World War II Europe to find that skill-building training can have more of an impact in a developing country than newfangled machinery alone.
Sep 21 2015 | Posted In: Student Profiles, SCID News
Emanuele Colonnelli, a SCID Graduate Student Fellow, studies corruption, transparency and the efficiency loss when economic decisions are based on connections rather than merit.

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