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Scholarly Publications

Promoting Democratic Governance

December 2002

For the past several decades, the conventional - and, until recently, the predominant - perspective on development in the international donor community has been that countries are poor because they...

Other Publications

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

June 2017

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

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.

News

When it comes to health, men have long benefited from women in power

August 2016

It’s always great to see the work of one of our researchers shouted out in the New York Times.

World Bank chief presents plan to end extreme poverty, prevent pandemic

November 2015

Stanford students belong to the first generation that could witness the end of extreme global poverty – in what would be one of humankind's greatest achievements – the head of the World Bank said...

Public health leaders address global challenges

May 2014

In a recent discussion, Dr. Gro Brundtland, former director-general of the World Health Organization, and Dr.

Events

A Tale of Two Systems: The Impact of Universal Health Coverage on Financial Risk Protection in Taiwan and South Korea

May 10, 2016

Abstract:One of the key objectives of introducing a compulsory health insurance is to provide citizens, regardless of socioeconomic status, with financial risk protection against unexpected...

Using Behavioral Economics and Information Communication Technology to Combat Polio in Pakistan

February 27, 2015

Speaker BioMichael CallenAssistant Professor, Public PolicyHarvard Kennedy School  Michael Callen is assistant professor of public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

The Fabric of NGOs

January 15, 2015

The Fabric of NGOsPlease join us in a discussion of the role of NGOs in the field of human rights, and of the important role they play in the world today.

Projects

Program on Human Rights

Funded in 2009, the Program on Human Rights (PHR) is a unique intersection of the social sciences and public-policy formation and implementation.
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People

Paul H. Wise Senior Fellow Professor, Pediatrics (CHP/PCOR)
Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Matthew Kohrman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Associate Professor, Anthropology
Monica Teran Postdoctoral Scholar, CDDRL