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Scholarly Publications

The Origins of Authoritarianism in Pakistan

October 2009

What ails the Pakistani polity?

Assessing the Quality of Democracy

December 2005

The latest volume in this popular series focuses on the best ways to evaluate and improve the quality of new democratic regimes.

Assessing India and Bangladesh

December 2003

This paper will assess the "quality of democracy" in India and Bangladesh.

Other Publications

Burden of Proof: The Hib Vaccine in Bangladesh

October 2015

This case is focused on the decision whether to fund a comprehensive Hib vaccination program in Bangladesh in 2007.

News

Stanford Global Development and Poverty initiative awards $4.6 million for research aimed at alleviating poverty

June 2014

Fourteen Stanford researchers addressing global poverty through a range of academic disciplines are receiving the money from the university-wide Global Development and Poverty initiative.

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.

Larry Diamond: How to save democracy

January 2009

Bush gave democracy promotion a bad name, Larry Diamond writes in Newsweek. The new administration needs to get it right.

Events

Is There an Emerging Crisis of Democracy?

April 3, 2014

  Abstract: Political polarization has paralyzed the functioning of democracy in Thailand, Bangladesh, and Taiwan, where students have recently occupied the parliament building.

A Novel Approach to Crowdsource: the Detection and Management of Large-scale Cholera Outbreaks

January 17, 2014

AbstractDiarrheal disease is the second leading cause of death for children under five years of age, globally.

Shaping the Global Agenda on Child Protection

May 10, 2013

AbstractSince the early years of her career working with children in some of the direst situations in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, Susan Bissell, UNICEF’s Chief of Child Protection, has witnessed...

Projects

Quality of Democracy Project

As democracy has spread over the past three decades to a majority of the world's states, analytic attention has turned increasingly from explaining regime transitions to evaluating and explaining...
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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...
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People

Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)