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Stanford Global Development and Poverty initiative awards $4.6 million for research aimed at alleviating poverty

June 2014

Fourteen Stanford researchers addressing global poverty through a range of academic disciplines are receiving the money from the university-wide Global Development and Poverty initiative.

In Sierra Leone, Stanford researchers empower rural poor

July 2013

A team of Stanford researchers traveled to Sierra Leone this spring as part of a new course called Rebooting Government taught by FSI Senior Fellow Jeremy Weinstein.

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

July 2013

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...

Tackling development challenges in Africa, three social entrepreneurs join Stanford community

March 2013

In April, three social entrepreneurs working to advance social, economic, and political change in Africa will spend the spring quarter in residency at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the...

Renowned political economist and author Francis Fukuyama speaks on state-building

May 2004

In a May 14 lecture hosted by the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Francis Fukuyama, PhD -- professor of international political economy at Johns Hopkins University and...

Building a Democratic Africa

July 1998

Violent turmoil erupted once again in Africa with the overthrow of President Mobutu Sese Seko in Zaire and the short-lived military coup in Sierra Leone.

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