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Sexual Violence in Conflict: a Conversation

February 20, 2014

Zainab Hawa Bangura of Sierra Leone is Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict at the level of Under-Secretary-General at the United Nations. Prior to this appointment, Ms.

Delivering Justice to the Poor: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Liberia

February 28, 2013

CDDRL post-doctoral fellow Bilal Siddiqi will address the question of whether progressive, statutory legal reform can meaningfullyaffect the lives of the poor, using observational and experimental...

Mobile Phones and Economic Development in Africa: Evidence from Policy and Field Experiments

February 7, 2012

Abstract Mobile phone coverage and adoption has grown substantially over the past decade, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa. In the absence of public goods infrastructure in many countries, mobile...

Collecting, Protecting, and Analyzing Human Rights Data

December 9, 2011

Abstract There will be a discussion of two different examples of liberation technology, one used to collect and protect human rights data, and the other used to analyze it.

Emerging Africa: How 17 Countries are Leading the Way

November 15, 2010

Steve Radelet is Senior Advisor for Development in the Office of the Secretary of State.

Are Amnesties Acceptable and Durable? The Conditional Support Among Victims in Five African Countries and Its Implications

May 18, 2010

Transitions from conflict raise hard questions about accountability for past violations.  Criminal prosecutions and other sanctions are increasingly prevalent, but amnesties remain common.  Some...

Developmental Governance and the African Predicament: Research and Policy in the Obama Era

January 14, 2010

Professor Joseph previously taught at Emory University, Dartmouth College, the University of California at Los Angeles, the University of Ibadan (Nigeria), and the University of Khartoum (Sudan)....

Information, Knowledge, and Truth: Replacing Secrecy, Ignorance, and Myth in the Wake of Atrocity

May 8, 2009

This talk will describe the role of data analysis in political transitions to democracy. Transitions require accountability of some form, and in the aggregate, accountability is statistical.

Learning to Share: Under What Conditions Do States Delegate Governance?

April 21, 2009

A potential solution for weak or failing states is to enact a delegation agreement whereby a host relinquishes authority over some governance function to an external actor.

Poorly Governed Resource-Dependent States: Policy Options for the New Administration

March 13, 2009

Many resource dependent states have to varying degrees, failed to provide for the welfare of their own populations, could threaten global energy markets, and could pose security risks for the...

Post Conflict Reconstruction Strategies: The NGO Perspective

February 2, 2005

Liz McBride, Director of the Post-Conflict Development Initiative at the London-based Internatinal Rescue Committee will discuss state reconstruction challenges following violent conflict in the...

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Jamie O'Connell Network Affiliate, CDDRL, Lecturer in Residence at Stanford Law School