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Feb 24 2021 | Posted In: Research Spotlights
The Stanford Human Trafficking Data Lab conducts critical research through a collaboration among academics, health-care providers and frontline trafficking experts and prosecutors, using promising innovations in modern data science.
Feb 10 2021 | Posted In: Student Profiles
Cauê Dobbin, a PhD candidate in economics at Stanford, answers questions about his research on the economics of Brazil's higher education sector.
Feb 5 2021 | Posted In: Research Spotlights
The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic caused a sharp decline in living standards and rising food insecurity in developing countries across the globe, according to a new study by an international team of economists.
Jan 28 2021 | Posted In: In the News
Faculty Affiliate Jennifer Pan examines how China's major social assistance program, Dibao, has been used to quell dissent.
Jan 17 2021 | Posted In: In the News
Faculty Affiliate Saumitra Jha discusses how networks of influential individuals helped destroy one of the world’s most durable democracies and legitimise a racist, authoritarian state.
Jan 14 2021 | Posted In: In the News
Stanford researchers find installing piped water near homes promotes gender equality and improves well-being in rural Zambia.
Jan 14 2021 | Posted In: Research Spotlights, In the News
A remediation and public education effort at an abandoned battery recycling facility in Bangladesh eliminated most lead soil contamination, but levels of the toxic metal in children living near the site did not decrease nearly as much. The discrepancy reveals the scope of other lead exposure... Read More
Jan 6 2021 | Posted In: In the News
People are less likely to ask questions in their communities if it exposes the limits of their knowledge says Faculty Affiliate Arun Chandrasekhar.
Jan 6 2021 | Posted In: In the News
A large public health program in rural India improved maternal and child health in its pilot phase, but was at risk of leaving behind the most-disadvantaged participants when the program expanded, according to a Stanford led study.
Dec 28 2020 | Posted In: In the News
In Broadstreet, Postdoctoral Fellow Sara Lowes examines recent work in economics that explores how historical experiences shape trust in medicine and vaccination rates.