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Mar 28 2020 | Posted In: In the News
How the ruling Community Party manages the coming months will help shape how hundreds of millions of young people see its authoritarian political bargain for decades to come.
Mar 26 2020 | Posted In: In the News
Stanford professor Alexandria Boehm and visiting scholar Krista Wigginton describe potential transmission pathways of COVID-19 and their implications.
Mar 18 2020 | Posted In: In the News
In just a few weeks, the novel coronavirus has undone a century’s worth of our economic and social habits. What consequences will this have on our future — and is there a silver lining in this very black pandemic cloud?
Mar 18 2020 | Posted In: In the News
The researchers found that farms with diverse crops planted together provide more secure, stable habitats for wildlife and are more resilient to climate change than the single-crop standard that dominates today’s agriculture industry.
Mar 5 2020 | Posted In: Meet the Researchers
In India, women’s participation in local politics mostly ends at the voting booth. They vote as often as men do, but are less likely to participate in politics or advocate for policies that would work for them, and just not the men in their home.
Mar 5 2020 | Posted In: In the News
Schistosomiasis is a tropical disease afflicting 220 million people worldwide. It is caused by a parasite with a complex life cycle that includes a stage inside a specific genus of freshwater snail and a stage inside human blood vessels. “The transmission is from people to snails and back from the... Read More
Mar 4 2020 | Posted In: Center News
On February 12, 2020, the Stanford King Center on Global Development welcomed Matt Bannick to speak as part of the center’s Speaker Series. 
Mar 1 2020 | Posted In: In the News
Sociology professor Xueguang Zhou discussed the Chinese government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak on Friday. Zhou, also a senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute, discussed the transmission of information in the early stages of the outbreak and the effectiveness of the centralized... Read More
Feb 27 2020 | Posted In: Student Profiles, Center News
In summer 2019, four Stanford undergraduate students worked with local non-profit organizations in India through King Center-supported programs.
Feb 24 2020 | Posted In: In the News
The idea that human, animal and ecosystem health are interconnected is relatively new, but in the last decade or so it has taken hold. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention even has a "One Health" office, "with the goal of achieving optimal health outcomes" recognizing those... Read More

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