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Nov 8 2019 | Posted In: Student Profiles
During summer 2019, Stanford Economics PhD student Levi Boxell traveled to Ghana with support from the Stanford King Center on Global Development. His research on “Politicians, Information, and Gender Discrimination in Ghana,” aims to understand the extent to which politicians have accurate... Read More
Nov 5 2019 | Posted In: Student Profiles, Announcements
The Stanford King Center on Global Development is happy to announce the winners of the 2019 Student Global Development Photo Contest.
Nov 1 2019 | Posted In: In the News
New experiments suggest that with climate change, production in major rice-growing regions with endemic soil arsenic will undergo a dramatic decline and jeopardize critical food supplies.
Oct 29 2019 | Posted In: In the News
Stanford sociologist and King Center faculty affiliate Andrew Walder finds that contrary to many published narratives, China’s Cultural Revolution was a rebellion that unfolded from within the party state, with party cadres seizing power from their superiors.
Oct 17 2019 | Posted In: Student Profiles
Oct 16 2019 | Posted In: In the News
A new study co-authored by King Center faculty affiliate Erin Mordecai found a direct relationship between deforestation and the transmission of malaria by mosquitoes.
Oct 16 2019 | Posted In: Student Profiles
Stanford students Micheal Brown and Kayley Miller recount their experiences on a Journey of Inquiry to Mexico City, learning about how entrepreneurs overcome the challenges of growing small businesses. 
Oct 9 2019 | Posted In: Student Profiles
River development interventions, such as dams, impact multiple facets of river systems including food production, energy generation, water availability, and public health outcomes, often in unanticipated ways.  
Oct 7 2019 | Posted In: Research Spotlights
By discerning patterns in satellite imagery, King Center faculty affiliates Stefano Ermon, Pascaline Dupas, Marshall Burke, David Lobell, and Jeremy Weinstein hope to help national leaders and international agencies assist poverty-stricken regions.