Disease

Scholarly Publications

Diseases And Development

September 2005

This paper examines two related questions: what effects do infectious diseases exert on growth and development, and are they quantitatively important?

Chronic Disease Burden and the Interaction of Education, Fertility and Growth

January 2005

This study provides new evidence on the appropriate model of the economic and demographic transition. The episode analyzed is the eradication of hookworm disease in the American South (c. 1910).

Hard Choices: Security, Democracy, and Regionalism in Southeast Asia

November 2008

Hard Choices offers a most rewarding perspective on how Southeast Asian states straddle the ongoing tensions among three rarely compatible goals—security, democracy, and regionalism.

Other Publications

New Day New Way: U.S. Foreign Assistance for the 21st Century

June 2008

U.S. foreign assistance—the rationale behind it, the amount we give, its orientation and organization—has changed dramatically in the last decade.

News

Book Review: The Gunslinger

July 2008

FSI senior fellow Stephen Stedman reviews John Bolton's book, Surrender Is not an Option, in the July/August issue of the Boston Review.

Google.org's Megan Smith: 'liberation through interconnection'

January 2010

Megan Smith,Vice President, New Business Development and General Manager, Google.org., argued that greater interconnectedness achieved by information technology is a major liberating force in the...

Five foreign policy questions for Obama and Romney

October 2012

With the third and final debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney set to focus on foreign policy, researchers from the Freeman Spogli Institute ask the questions they want answered and...

Events

Political Theory Issues For International Economic Equity

May 3, 2006

John Barton is a professor emeritus at the Stanford Law School, an FSI senior fellow by courtesy, and a CHP/PCOR associate.

Managing the Risk of Pandemic Influenza Amidst Weak Government Institutions

January 10, 2013

Abstract:   Bangladesh is one of the highest risk settings for emergence of new strains of influenza.

Projects

Indigenous Peoples Rights

This project seeks to promote the collaboration between the Center for Latin American Studies and the Program on Human Rights in conducting an interdisciplinary faculty/graduate student research...
English

People

Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)