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Jan 16 2020 | Posted In: Meet the Researchers
Stanford economist Pete Klenow, a faculty affiliate of the King Center, uses microdata from firms to understand the underlying mechanisms behind economic growth in economies like India’s.
Jan 10 2020 | Posted In: In the News
Emboldened by new data and insights about how people learn, the dream of computers teaching people is entering a new era that reaches far beyond reading, writing and arithmetic.
Jan 9 2020 | Posted In: Announcements
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 on December 3, 2019.
Dec 17 2019 | Posted In: Announcements
Seema Jayachandran, the Noosheen Hashemi Visiting Professor at the King Center, discusses how she utilizes randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to identify the root causes of poverty and strategies to alleviate it.
Dec 17 2019 | Posted In: Impact Stories, Student Profiles
Melodie Liu and Alisha Zhao spent the summer in Jakarta, Indonesia, as Summer Undergrdatue Field Research Assistants working with a local NGO, the Institute for an Independent Judiciary.
Dec 16 2019 | Posted In: Announcements
The Stanford King Center on Global Development is pleased to announce that eight Stanford PhD students have been selected as Graduate Student Funding recipients for their work in international development.
Dec 6 2019 | Posted In: Center News
On November 14, 2019, the Stanford King Center on Global Development welcomed Gita Gopinath to speak as part of the center’s Speaker Series. Gopinath is the John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies and of Economics at Harvard University. She is currently on public service leave from the... Read More
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.