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Scholarly Publications

Africa's Scramble for Africa: Lessons of a Continental War

July 2000

The war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which began in August 1998, is unprecedented-at times involving armies from eight African states.

Other Publications

Getting Special Economic Zones to Work in Tanzania

March 2015

Tanzania spent years trying to attract foreign investment using Special Economic Zones (SEZs).

On the Brink: Weak States and US National Security

June 2004

The Center for Global Development opened its doors in November 2001, just two months after the terrorist attacks of September 11.

News

Welcoming the class of 2015 undergraduate honors students

July 2014

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University is pleased to announce the 2015 class of undergraduate senior honors students.

Tackling development challenges in Africa, three social entrepreneurs join Stanford community

March 2013

In April, three social entrepreneurs working to advance social, economic, and political change in Africa will spend the spring quarter in residency at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the...

Events

Politics, Child Mortality, and Health System Development in Tanzania and Uganda

October 17, 2011

Kevin Croke recently defended his PhD dissertation in the International Development program at Johns Hopkins-SAIS.  His dissertation, "Foreign Aid, Child Survival and Health System Strengthening in...

The Last Mile: Grassroots Development and Technology in Africa

October 13, 2011

ABSTRACT:A system is only as strong as its weakest connections.  The most fragile and easily disrupted links of international development and foreign aid structures are unfortunately the most...

People

Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics