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Our mission

We enable a multidisciplinary community of Stanford scholars to conduct path-breaking research, shape policy and practice, and train and inspire a diverse new generation of global leaders.

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Where we work

View our interactive map to explore our research areas and learn more about work by King Center affiliates.

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Thematic areas

The King Center supports new research from scholars across campus on nine thematic areas. 

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Our impact

The King Center supports research that tests promising innovations and scalable solutions to address poverty in emerging economies.

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Our vision

We accelerate the end of global poverty.

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Predoctoral Research Fellows Program

The King Center has launched a new postbaccalaureate program designed to prepare individuals for academic careers focused on global development.

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Postdoctoral Fellows Program

The Postdoctoral Fellows Program offers fellowships to new PhDs from a range of disciplines to pursue policy-relevant research on topics related to international development and poverty alleviation.

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