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Aug 30 2018 | Posted In: In the News, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
Center faculty affiliate and associate professor of medicine Eran Bendavid authored a study showing that "armed conflict substantially increases the risk of death of young children, for a long period of time."
Aug 1 2018 | Posted In: Impact Stories, Student Profiles, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
Graduate student James Winter is immersed in a project that measures how transitioning to a high-quality source of water piped directly to a household’s yard can impact household economic activity, female entrepreneurship, and water quality in low-income settings in Zambia.
Jul 31 2018 | Posted In: In the News, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
In a new working paper, Center faculty affiliate Saumitra Jha and Moses Shayo of Hebrew University found that giving Israelis a short, intensive opportunity to trade stocks made them much more willing to negotiate with the Palestinians.
Jul 25 2018 | Posted In: Announcements, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
The Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD) and the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development are pleased to announce a Conference on Behavioral Economics and Development that will be hosted by Stanford University on Friday January 25 and Saturday January 26, 2019. 
Jul 23 2018 | Posted In: In the News, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
Faculty affiliates Marshall Burke and Sanjay Basu co-authored an article projecting that climate change could result in thousands of additional suicides in the U.S. and Mexico by 2050, a change comparable to the impact of economic recessions, suicide prevention programs or gun restriction laws.
Jul 16 2018 | Posted In: In the News, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
Using documents in the Hoover Institution archives, Stanford political scientist and Center affiliate Lisa Blaydes examined life in Iraq under Saddam Hussein, including how Iraqi citizens found creative ways to resist the Baath Party’s authoritarian regime.
Jul 10 2018 | Posted In: In the News, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
Yvonne Maldonado, a Center faculty affiliate, professor of pediatrics, and chief of pediatric infectious diseases at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford, is quoted on CNN.com about the need for more vaccines in regions of the world in order to eliminate polio. 
Jul 9 2018 | Posted In: Announcements, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
The International Growth Centre (IGC) and the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development will be hosting a one-day conference at Stanford on December 6th on the theme of “Firms, Trade and Development.”
Jul 2 2018 | Posted In: Announcements, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
You can now watch the video from the fifth Annual Bank Conference on Africa: Examining the Challenges and Opportunities of Firms’ Productivity in Africa.
Jun 30 2018 | Posted In: Announcements, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
The Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development is pleased to announce that six Stanford faculty members have been selected to receive funding for new research on topics relevant to global development and poverty:   Arun Chandrasekhar, Assistant Professor of Economics, Affirmative Action,... Read More

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