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CDDRL student receives Stanford award for top thesis

June 2013

CDDRL is pleased to announce that undergraduate senior honors student, Anna Barrett Schickele, received the Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, a university award given to the...

Welcoming the class of 2013 undergraduate honors students

August 2012

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University is pleased to announce the 2013 class of undergraduate senior honors students.

Jenny Aker on mobile phones and economic development in Africa

November 2009

Jenny Aker an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department and Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, provided an overview of the welfare impacts of mobile technologies and how...

Events

International Public Interest Initiative Symposium

October 11, 2012

This two-day symposium will bring together lawyers who are litigating human rights cases in international tribunals, lawyers who deploying international human rights frameworks to advance legal...

The Tortuous Trajectories of Democracy and the Persistence of Authoritarianism in Africa

June 7, 2012

Abstract:   The "spirit of democracy" has recently been undermined in several African countries as authoritarian methods have been the preferred approach.

Mobile Phones and Economic Development in Africa: Evidence from Policy and Field Experiments

February 7, 2012

Abstract Mobile phone coverage and adoption has grown substantially over the past decade, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa. In the absence of public goods infrastructure in many countries, mobile...

Projects

Oil Dependent Producer States

Just over a year ago, Professor Thomas Heller, Director of CDDRL's Rule of Law Program, had just launched a new project on oil dependent producer states.
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Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics