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Feb 28 2018 | Posted In: Impact Stories, Student Profiles, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
The new Stanford course Data for Sustainable Development introduces Stanford students to new methods of using machine learning and satellite technology to inform anti-poverty programs.
Feb 23 2018 | Posted In: In the News, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
Stefano Ermon, a Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development faculty affiliate, is quoted in a Wired article about the xView Detection Challenge. $100,000 in prizes is being offered by the Pentagon for algorithms that can interpret high-resolution satellite images.
Feb 12 2018 | Posted In: Impact Stories, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
After nearly a decade, Stanford economist Nicholas Bloom returns to find that a previous management intervention has had long-term impact on performance in trial textile firms.
Feb 9 2018 | Posted In: In the News, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
Since its launch, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development has engaged researchers, students and leaders from both the private and public sector to offer insights on some of the greatest challenges of global development.
Jan 22 2018 | Posted In: Announcements, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
Economist Sendhil Mullainathan spoke at the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development on January 16, 2018 about the varied ways in which machine learning technology could change the way we approach poverty alleviation policies. Citing examples that ranged from using cell phone data to... Read More
Dec 18 2017 | Posted In: Research Spotlights, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
New research by Grant Miller and Kim Singer Babiarz indicates that the availability of modern contraceptives alone can keep young girls in the classroom longer, likely because their parents develop greater expectations for their daughters’ long-term health outcomes and economic opportunities.
Dec 14 2017 | Posted In: Announcements, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
The French Development Agency (AFD) Research Department, the World Bank Development Research Group (DECRG), and the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development are jointly organizing the 11th International Conference on “Migration and Development” on July 5 and 6, 2018. The conference is... Read More
Dec 14 2017 | Posted In: In the News, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
Stanford Graduate School of Business professor and Center on Global Poverty and Development faculty affiliate Amit Seru was among a team that analyzed 200 years of patents from periods of historic innovation bursts to determine the social impact of epic spikes of inventing. They applied big data... Read More
Dec 7 2017 | Posted In: Announcements, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
The Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development will offer undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to work at the Kakatiya Sandbox in Nizamabad, Telangana, India for four weeks in the summer of 2018.  This opportunity is being offered under the guidance of India Program Director... Read More
Dec 1 2017 | Posted In: Announcements, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
The Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development is pleased to announce that eleven Stanford PhD students have been selected to receive Graduate Student Fellowships in international development.  

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