Investment

Scholarly Publications

AIDS, Reversal of the Demographic Transition and Economic Development: Evidence from Africa

September 2005

This paper presents empirical evidence on a specific mechanism through which demographic transition affects economic growth.

Trade Liberalization and Growth: New Evidence

August 2004

This paper revisits the empirical evidence on the relationship between economic integration and economic growth.

Capital-Account Liberalization, the Cost of Capital, and Economic Growth

May 2003

Capital-account liberalization was once seen as an inevitable step along the path to economic development for poor countries.

Other Publications

Real Putin, The

July 2003

Who is Vladimir Putin?

Bottom of the Barrel: Africa's Oil Boom and the Poor

June 2003

Oil Boom: Peril or Opportunity?

Access to Financial Resources for Local Companies: Revitalizing Brazil's Stock Exchange

March 2015

This case focuses on the importance of creating a local stock market that serves as an attractive source of financing for growth-oriented small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) as well as...

News

A crude awakening: Five FSI scholars talk to Stanford magazine about energy security

December 2006

Michael May, Michael McFaul, Scott Sagan, David Victor, and John Weyant talk to Stanford magazine for the November/December cover story on energy security.

Iran's weakened hard-liners crave a US attack

February 2007

Bombing Iran will exacerbate, not resolve problems, Michael McFaul, Larry Diamond and Abbas Milani demonstrate in a new landmark article.

Win-Win U.S. Strategy for Dealing with Iran

December 2006

In an article written for the current issue of the Washington Quarterly by Larry Diamond, Michael McFaull and Abbas Milani, suggests that the U.S.

Events

Taiwan's Silicon Valley: The Evolution of Hsinchu Industrial Park

January 11, 2000

When Taiwan's government launched Hsinchu Science-based Industrial Park Project in 1979, the objectives were three fold: to revitalize the country's economic growth, to establish its indigenous...

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...

Projects

Rule of Law Program

Today, it is widely recognized that the absence of the rule of law constitutes a critical barrier to economic growth and democractic political development.
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People

Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Jerry Kaplan Lecturer, CDDRL, Research Affiliate, CDDRL
Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Vanessa Melo Research Staff, CDDRL