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Scholarly Publications

Varieties of Clientelism: Machine Politics During Elections

October 2010

Clientelist parties (or political machines) engage in a variety of strategies during elections.

What It Takes to Be Satisfied at Work: Health, Voice and Work Satisfaction in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile

January 2009

Using People's Security data from three countries, Argentina, Brazil and Chile, the article examines which objective and subjective work place factors increase work satisfaction.

Helping the Poor to Help Themselves: Debt Relief or Aid?

December 2006

Recent world events have created a compelling need for new perspectives and realistic solutions to the problem of sovereign debt.

News

Leaders working on the front lines of democracy to participate in prestigious Stanford fellowship program

July 2012

From Argentina to Zimbabwe, the 2012 Draper Hills Summer Fellows are working to improve their respective societies and defend the principles of justice and freedom.

CDDRL recognizes graduating class of senior honors students

June 2012

Eleven talented Stanford seniors have completed the Undergraduate Senior Honors Program at CDDRL to graduate with honors in democracy, development, and the rule of law.

Larry Diamond: Transition traps

February 2011

After the peaceful mass uprising that toppled one of the world’s oldest autocracies, it is now possible to imagine the emergence of a genuine democracy in Egypt—the most important country in the...

Events

Foreign and Domestic Investment in Argentina: The Politics of Privatized Infrastructure

January 9, 2015

AbstractPolitical economy scholarship suggests that private sector investment, and thus economic growth, is more likely to occur when formal institutions allow states to provide investors with...

CDDRL-CISAC Special Seminar: The Logic of Violence in Drug Wars: Cartel-State Conflict in Mexico, Brazil and Colombia

March 1, 2013

Abstract: Why have militarized crackdowns on drug cartels had wildly divergent outcomes, sometimes exacerbating cartel-state conflict, as in Mexico and, for decades, in Brazil, but sometimes...

Internet Regulation in Latin America: Are we Moving in the Right Direction?

February 22, 2013

Abstract:Initially, the global debate over Internet regulation questioned whether any regulation is necessary.

Projects

History, Memory and Reconciliation

This series will examine scholarly and institutional efforts to create new national narratives that walk the fine line between before and after, memory and truth, compensation and reconciliation,...
English

Just Supply Chains

Globalization, with its volatile mix of economic opportunity and social disruption, is reorganizing production, redefining work, and provoking fundamental changes in the institutions of economic...
English

Multimedia

Interview with Erry Hardjapamekas, former head of the Indonesian anti-corruption commission

August 2016

Francis Fukuyama, Mosbacher Director of Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, interviewed Erry Hardjapamekas, former head of the Indonesian anti-corruption commission (KPK), on the margins of a special event showcasing...

Corruption in Argentina: A Conversation with Laura Alonso

July 2016

   CDDRL Mosbacher Director Francis Fukuyama interviews Laura Alonso, head of Argentina's Anti-Corruption Office in Buenos Aires on the new administration, corruption and politics in Argentina.  The interview took place on May 30, 2016 during the...

Special Event: Combating Corruption in Democratic Societies

July 2016

 On May 30, 2016 Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) together with our partners at Poder Ciudadano and the Office of Anti-Corruption hosted a special event to showcase global anti-corruption practices in Buenos...