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Politics, Child Mortality, and Health System Development in Tanzania and Uganda

October 17, 2011

Kevin Croke recently defended his PhD dissertation in the International Development program at Johns Hopkins-SAIS.  His dissertation, "Foreign Aid, Child Survival and Health System Strengthening in...

The Last Mile: Grassroots Development and Technology in Africa

October 13, 2011

ABSTRACT:A system is only as strong as its weakest connections.  The most fragile and easily disrupted links of international development and foreign aid structures are unfortunately the most...

The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy

March 11, 2011

Do new information technologies advance democratization?  Among the diverse countries with large Muslim communities, how do such technologies provide capacities and constraints on institutional...

FrontlineSMS:Medic - Democratizing mHealth for the Developing World on Their Terms Not Ours

October 1, 2009

FrontlineSMS:Medic is a Palo Alto based tech nonprofit startup that began in early 2009 with several Stanford undergraduates and graduate students at the helm.

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.

Local Government in South Africa

April 4, 2007

Barak Hoffman recently defended his doctoral dissertation at UCLA.

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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