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Scholarly Publications

Traditional Governance, Citizen Engagement and Local Public Goods: Evidence from Mexico

December 2013

We study the governance of public good provision in poor communities in Oaxaca, Mexico.

History Textbooks and the Wars in Asia: Divided Memories

December 2011

Over the past fifteen years Northeast Asia has witnessed growing intraregional exchanges and interactions, especially in the realms of culture and economy.

Political Liberalization in the Persian Gulf

September 2009

The countries of the Persian (or Arab) Gulf produce about thirty percent of the planet's oil and keep around fifty-five percent of its reserves underground.

Other Publications

Impact Evaluation: Program Jóvenes con Porvenir

November 2015

Jóvenes con Porvenir is a public-funded program run by the government of Zapopan.

Conference Report: Educational and Entrepreneurial Initiatives to Support Youth in Places of Violence [June 2015]

June 2015

Following in the footsteps of last year’s international conference on violence and policing in Latin American and U.S.

Serious Business: Diminishing the Size of the Informal Sector in Medellin, Colombia

April 2015

The new mayor of Medellin, Sergio Fajardo, arrived to office in 2004 pledging to remake the social contract between society and the state.

News

Afghanistan: When the Price of Education is Life

April 2017

Erik Jensen is professor of the practice, director of the Rule of Law Program at Stanford Law School, and affiliated core faculty member at CDDRL.

CDDRL’s Statement on President’s Travel Ban

January 2017

The Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University collaborates widely with academics, policymakers and practitioners around the world to advance knowledge and...

Bassem Youssef Joins ARD as a Visiting Scholar

October 2016

The Program on Arab Reform and Democracy (ARD) at Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) is pleased to welcome international media figure and Egyptian political...

Events

The Sunflower Movement and the Future of Taiwan's Political Culture

October 13, 2015

Abstract Based on first-hand participant-observation, this talk will examine the culture, politics, and spatiality of the Sunflower Movement.

Talk by ballroom dancing legend Pierre Dulaine

May 29, 2015

Abstract:Ballroom dancing legend Pierre Dulaine will discuss his 'Dancing Classrooms' method which he applied in his award winning documentary 'Dancing in Jaffa' to bring Arab and Jewish children...

Reforming Ukraine's Universities During a Crisis

February 12, 2015

***Note LOCATION CHANGE to GUNN 101 in Stanford Business School.*** Speaker Bio Serhiy Kvit, Rector of the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and outspoken blogger on higher education...

Projects

Network for Youth Agency: A Program Evaluation

BACKGROUNDCharacterized as a notorious case study of urban violence in Latin America, Rio de Janeiro slums (known as favelas) have long been home to dangerous drug factions.
English

Youth with Hope Program

BACKGROUND Youth with Hope is the first large-scale vocational training program implemented in Mexico.
English

Improving Teacher Quality in Mexico

Teaching is a core element of the educational process and a significant body of literature demonstrates that good teachers matter a lot for improving student academic achievement.
English

Multimedia

Infrastructural State Power in Putin's Russia

September 2016

Abstract:The paper introduces the public sector as a major source of infrastructural state capacity that helps autocrats survive.

Mariluce de Souza, Social Entrepreneur from Complexo do Alemão Favela (Brazil)

June 2015

This talk is presented in Portuguese. To view more media from the conference, please visit: http://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/multimedia/povgov-conference-2015 ----Speaker Bio:  Mariluce Mariá de Souza  is a community leader from Complexo do Alemão -...

Valnei Succo, Favela’s Observatory (Rio de Janeiro)

June 2015

This talk is presented in Portuguese. To view more media from the conference, please visit: http://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/multimedia/povgov-conference-2015 ----Speaker Bio:  Born in the Baixada Fluminense and raised in Rocha Miranda in Rio’s North...

People

Gerhard Casper Senior Fellow Professor in Undergraduate Education, Emeritus, Professor, Law, Emeritus
John Meyer Professor, Sociology, Emeritus
Francisco Ramirez Professor, Education
Martin Carnoy Professor, Education
Deborah L. Rhode Professor, Law
Vivek Srinivasan Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
Dinsha Mistree Affiliate, CDDRL
Natalia Forrat Pre-doctoral Fellow, CDDRL
Seth Krummrich Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
Young A. Lee Financial Management Analyst
Alice M. Kada Administrative Manager
Lauren Weitzman Program Manager, CDDRL