October 31, 2022
Beatriz Magaloni awarded the Stockholm Prize in Criminology
Faculty Affiliate Beatriz Magaloni provides important evidence that police organizations are vulnerable to populist demands for harsh police methods that violate the rule of law.
October 18, 2022
King Center welcomes two Postdoctoral Fellows and five Predoctoral Research Fellows
The seven scholars will arrive at Stanford from Bangladesh, Colombia, Egypt, Mauritius, Nigeria, and Sudan.
July 25, 2022
2022 Global Development Photo Contest
Where are your summer plans taking you?
May 26, 2022
Transforming India’s sanitation policy and practice
In a country of over a billion people with dense urban centers and sparse rural regions, how can the government prevent open defecation?
February 19, 2022
King Center launches predoctoral program
The new two-year multidisciplinary program is designed to prepare individuals from low- and middle-income countries for careers in academic research focused on global development.
August 26, 2021
Harnessing digital technologies to advance global precision health and development
A panel of experts discussed technology's vast potential to promote public health and its many challenges
July 16, 2021
The COVID-19 vaccine era is here. What comes next is complicated.
In the third session of the Stanford China Economic Forum, top medical experts from Stanford and China convened to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic.
December 11, 2020
A ‘very critical moment’: The future of U.S.-China ties under Biden
The question is top of mind for anyone who has followed the downward spiral of U.S.-China relations over the last four years: What happens once Joseph Biden Jr. becomes president?
November 20, 2020
Business schools must also teach students to be role models in society, education leaders say
As the world contends with extraordinary disruption, education leaders from the U.S. and China shared how their schools are responding to these crises.
October 19, 2020
Welcome to the new academic year
A letter from Faculty Director Pascaline Dupas
September 22, 2020
New King Center faculty director talks future plans, research during COVID-19
Economist Pascaline Dupas spoke with The Stanford Daily about her plans for the King Center during her term as Faculty Director.
September 21, 2020
The King Center appoints two scholars as faculty fellows
Katherine Casey and Grant Miller have been awarded faculty fellowships at the King Center on Global Development.
September 14, 2020
A 'citizen of the world' takes the King Center helm
Stanford Professor of Economics Pascaline Dupas begins her term as faculty director at the King Center.
September 11, 2020
King Center welcomes two new postdoctoral fellows for 2020 - 2021
Nirvikar Jassal and Madeline McKelway will join the King Center on Global Development as postdoctoral fellows for the 2020 - 2021 academic year.
August 04, 2020
Center affiliates help launch Stanford Human Trafficking Data Lab
A new multidisciplinary initiative convenes researchers across Stanford's campus and in Brazil to secure localized, high-quality data to fight human trafficking.
July 08, 2020
King Center updates in response to COVID-19
Interim Director Jessica Leino addresses readjustments to Stanford faculty and student support programs in response to COVID-19.
April 28, 2020
Stanford students learn about geospatial innovations and potential ramifications at King Center
In far reaching corners of the world, especially low- and middle-income countries, how can organizations gather and process information?
February 12, 2020
A gift to inspire collaboration across campus and around the world
One supporter’s belief in uplifting developing communities through scholarly engagement leads to visiting fellows program at the King Center.
January 27, 2020
Abhijit Banerjee: Good Economics for Hard Times
Abhijit Banerjee, co-recipient of the 2019 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, recently discussed his new book as part of the King Center's ongoing Speaker Series.
January 09, 2020
The start of a new year, 2019-2010
As the new academic year begins, Interim Director Jessica Leino gives an update on the King Center.
September 30, 2019
The benefits of open trade
At the Stanford China Economic Forum, scholars and international business leaders discussed the innovation that comes from China and U.S. collaboration.
September 19, 2019
Stanford King Center on Global Development names new director
Economist Pascaline Dupas will take the helm in 2020.
June 14, 2019
Global poverty research center gets major philanthropic boost
The Stanford King Center on Global Development expands efforts to improve quality of life in the developing world.
May 22, 2019
Economist and Faculty Affiliate Pascaline Dupas among 2019 Guggenheim Fellows
Economist Pascaline Dupas, a faculty affiliate, has been named a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow.
April 10, 2019
Stanford China Economic Forum focuses on technology, innovation, policy
Scholars, business leaders, and Stanford alumni delved into various aspects of the Chinese economy at the Stanford China Economic Forum.
October 09, 2018
The Stanford Global Development Association (SGDA) launches
A new student group affiliated with the center, the Stanford Global Development Association (SGDA), aims to bring awareness to global development issues.
October 08, 2018
World Bank Group leader addresses global health community at Stanford
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim spoke to Professor Paul Wise in a conversation moderated by Senior Associate Dean Michele Barry.
October 08, 2018
The start of a new year
As the new academic year begins, center director Grant Miller gives an update on the center's exciting growth as a hub for development research at Stanford.
October 02, 2018
Students in a new Stanford course use machine learning technology to provide new insights on key development challenges
The new Stanford course Data for Sustainable Development introduces students to new methods of using machine learning and satellite technology.
February 28, 2018
Former Nigerian finance minister emphasizes the importance of technology in the fight against global poverty
Former Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala gave the keynote address for the launch of the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development.
November 20, 2017
Stanford launches research center focused on global poverty and development
The center has a threefold mission: support path-breaking research, inspire students through hands-on research, and inform polices through strategic partnerships.
October 02, 2017