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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.

Timap for Justice and the Interplay beween Sierra Leone's Formal and Informal Legal Systems

May 1, 2013

Co-sponsored with the Center for African Studies

Social Entrepreneurship in Africa: A Community-Based Approach to Development

April 23, 2013

Join CDDRL’s Program on Social Entrepreneurship and the Stanford Association for International Development (SAID) for an afternoon discussion with three social entrepreneurs pursuing community...

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...

Reaping the Dividends of M-PESA: Mobile Money and its Applications in East Africa

November 9, 2012

Tavneet Suri is a development economist, with a regional focus on sub-Saharan Africa. Broadly, she studies the evolution of markets and various market failures in these economies.

Tavneet Suri- Liberation Technology Seminar Series

March 22, 2012

Tavneet Suri is a development economist, with a regional focus on sub-Saharan Africa. Broadly, she studies the evolution of markets and various market failures in these economies.

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.

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...

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.

From Archiving to Legacy: The Virtual Tribunal Project at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal

April 22, 2009

Our talk will present an innovative software platform we are developing for use at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal/Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia and other international tribunals.

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...

Is Democracy Promotable?

October 17, 2008

James Traub is a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, where he has worked since 1998. From 1994 to 1997, he was a staff writer for The New Yorker.

Does Education Change Political Attitudes? Evidence from a Kenyan School Experiment

January 15, 2008

Edward Miguel received his PhD at Harvard in 2000, the same year he joined UC Berkeley as an assistant professor. He was promoted to associate professor in 2005.

Assessing the Implications of Transitional Justice Processes: Empirical Evidence from South Africa

January 18, 2006

David Backer is a CDDRL post-doctoral fellow in the academic year 2005-2006. He is also an Assistant Professor of Politics at the College of William and Mary. He received his Ph.D.

Global Jurisprudence Colloquium

March 18, 2005

Stanford Law School, the Stanford Rule of Law Program, the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, Santa Clara University School of Law, and the Santa Clara Institute of...

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