Recognizing the complexities of poverty reduction work in the developing world and the need to engage multidisciplinary scholarship in search of solutions for on-the-ground challenges, the Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (SEED) at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business (GSB) launched the Global Development and Poverty Initiative (GDP).
Scholars, law enforcement officials, business leaders and community activists gathered at Stanford for a two-day conference to examine violence and policing in Latin America and the United States. The April conference, hosted by the Program on Poverty and Governance, highlighted the work being implemented by law enforcement, entrepreneurs and grassroots organizations to reduce violence in major cities.
Scholars, law enforcement officials, business leaders and community activists will meet next week at Stanford to examine violence and policing in Latin American and the United States. A two-day conference hosted by the Program on Poverty and Governance will begin on April 28 and will highlight the work of entrepreneurs and grassroots organizations trying to reduce violence and rebuild civil society.
In June 2013, Beatriz Magaloni, director of PovGov, led the Stanford Bing Overseas Studies Program to Brazil. The three-week seminar entitled, “Rio de Janeiro: A Cultural and Political Social History,” drew 15 outstanding and diverse Stanford undergraduate students eager to experience life in Latin America’s largest country.
In a report for the Inter-American Development Bank, CDDRL's Program on Poverty and Governance research team explores the relationships between economic outputs and drug trafficking violence in Mexico.