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Leadership Academy for Development

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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.

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...

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.


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