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Scholarly Publications

The Competitive Advantage of Taiwan

December 1997

Reprint from Journal of Far Eastern Business originally printed Autumn, 1994.

Second Russian Revolution, The

December 2003

Sovereign Democracy and Shrinking Political Space

April 2006

Several years ago, Kremlin public relations specialists coined the term "managed democracy" to describe the unique features of Russia's evolving political system.

Other Publications

Real Putin, The

July 2003

Who is Vladimir Putin?

Reshaping the Middle East: Winning a Lasting Peace in Iraq Will Take More than Tanks

February 2003

Protesters who marched around the world last week were wrong to assume that American inaction against Iraq will make their children safer or the Iraqi people better off.

Unfinished Business in Europe

September 2002

To make his case, [Bush] has a powerful historical experience to draw upon: the end of the Cold War.

News

Twenty-seven Stanford Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development announced for 2007

May 2007

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University is pleased to announce its new class of Stanford Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development.

Renowned political economist and author Francis Fukuyama speaks on state-building

May 2004

In a May 14 lecture hosted by the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Francis Fukuyama, PhD -- professor of international political economy at Johns Hopkins University and...

International grants totaling $1 million awarded to interdisciplinary Stanford research teams

March 2008

FSI scholars Josh Cohen, Thomas Heller, Erik Jensen, Terry Karl, and Helen Stacy are part of research teams that received funding from Stanford's Presidential Fund for Innovation in International...

Events

Regional Advantage: The Non-Silicon Valley Way

February 6, 2003

This seminar is part 1 of SPRIE's 5-part series on "Greater China: Entrepreneurial Leaders."For a long time, researchers have asked whether the success of Silicon Valley can be replicated elsewhere...

Opportunities and Challenges in China: VC Perspectives

February 20, 2003

This seminar is part 2 of SPRIE's 5-part series on "Greater China: Entrepreneurial Leaders."From a venture capital investor's perspective, what are the key opportunities and challenges of doing...

Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Venture Capital in Greater China

April 3, 2003

Seeking to tap the huge potential of Greater China, many in Asia seek to replicate the Silicon Valley model.

Projects

Program on Economic Performance

Nearly half the world's population - some 2.8 billion people - lives on less than two dollars per day. The gap between the rich and the poor is vast.
English

Program on Social Entrepreneurship

"Transforming ripples into waves of transformational change across the world" Vision: The Program on Social Entrepreneurship at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law...
English

Economic Consequences of Violence

The Poverty and Governance Program has an ongoing research agenda aiming to evaluate the impact of drug-related violence on economic activity.
English

Multimedia

Mikhail Khodorkovsky: Russia: Back to the Future

April 2015

On April 13, 2015, Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) welcomed former Russian businessman and political prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky as he presented his talk, Russia: Back to the Future. Mr.

Taiwan and the TPP: A Re-Evaluation

April 2016

This half-day symposium brought together scholars and practitioners to reconsider Taiwan's prospects for entry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership in light of the conclusion of negotiations in October 2015 and the election of a new president and...

Taiwan’s China Dilemma

October 2016

Contested Identities and Multiple Interests in Taiwan’s Cross-Strait Economic PolicyAbstractChina and Taiwan share one of the world's most complex international relationships.

People

Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar Professor of the Practice, Law
Jerry Kaplan Adjunct Professor
Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow, FSI, Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB
David Brady Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Vanessa Melo Graduate Research Assistant, Poverty and Governance
Jessie Brunner Research Assistant, PHR
Dmytro Romanovych Visiting Practitioner, CDDRL
Ryan Tans CDDRL Postdoctoral Fellow
Olexandr Starodubtsev Visiting Practitioner, CDDRL