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Aug 6 2019 | Posted In: Student Profiles
The newly formed interdisciplinary Academic Affinity Group | Economic Development in Africa Scholars partnered with the Stanford King Center on Global Development to organize meetings on topics relevant for economic development in Africa.
Aug 1 2019 | Posted In: Announcements
Northwestern professor Seema Jayachandran has been named the Noosheen Hashemi Visiting Scholar at the Stanford King Center on Global Development.
Jul 31 2019 | Posted In: In the News
A new Stanford study from the Immigration Policy Lab found that new refugees were more likely to find work within their first five years if officials assigned them to an area with a larger community of people who share their nationality, ethnicity or language.
Jul 24 2019 | Posted In: In the News
The American Academy of Arts & Sciences recently appointed Stanford King Center faculty affiliate Paul Wise and two other global health experts to lead an initiative that develops new strategies to protect civilians, health care and cultural heritage in areas of extreme violence.
Jul 19 2019 | Posted In: Impact Stories
Jennifer Pan, assistant professor of communication and Stanford King Center faculty affiliate, speaks about her career in academia and new, data-driven methods for tracking social media to identify nascent political movements happening offline.
Jul 10 2019 | Posted In: Announcements
The Stanford King Center on Global Development is pleased to announce that Arun Chandrasekhar, Erin Mordecai, and William Tarpeh have been selected to receive funding for new research on topics relevant to global development and poverty.
Jul 10 2019 | Posted In: Announcements
For his work on understanding land use and its impact on ecosystems, faculty affiliate Eric Lambin has received the 2019 Blue Planet Prize, widely considered the Nobel Prize for science that contributes to solving global environmental problems.
Jul 3 2019 | Posted In: In the News
NPR features new study by Stanford King Center director Grant Miller and his coauthors which shows that a policy prohibiting U.S. assistance to foreign aid groups who perform or promote abortion has actually increased the rate of abortions by about 40% in the countries studied.
Jun 27 2019 | Posted In: Impact Stories
Stanford King Center Director Grant Miller and his fellow researchers find that a policy enacted by American presidents opposing abortion results in less funding for family planning and birth control, leading to more unwanted pregnancies.