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Frightened masses are easy to manipulate

November 2016

The Q&A with Bassem Youssef, CDDRL visiting scholar, on media, comedy, and politics in the U.S and the Middle East. 

The January Taiwan Elections and the Implications for Cross-Strait Relations

March 2016

AbstractTaiwan’s domestic politics, particularly presidential elections, has been the main driver of the island’s relations with China for two decades. The 2016 elections, in which the Democratic Progressive Party, led by Dr.

Beatriz Magaloni, Violent Crime as a Global Development Challenge

June 2015

This talk is presented in English. To view more media from the conference, please visit: http://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/multimedia/povgov-conference-2015 ----Speaker Bio:  Beatriz Magaloni is an Associate Professor in the Department of political...

A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective

May 2015

Abstract:American democracy differs greatly from other democracies around the world.  But is the American way more or less efficacious than comparable democracies in Asia, Latin America, or Europe?  What if the United States had a prime minister...

Lobbying and Campaign Finance Conference Presentations

April 2015

On November 14-15, the Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective hosted a conference on Lobbying and Campaign Finance.

The Partisan Divide: Congress in Crisis

February 2015

Talk DescriptionFormer Congressmen Tom Davis and Martin Frost present the keys to fixing a broken Congress in this talk on their new book, The Partisan Divide: Congress in Crisis, a powerful and important new work by two former congressional...

Brussels vs. the Beltway: Corporate Influence in the US and the EU

November 2014

On November 14-15, the Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective hosted a conference on Lobbying and Campaign Finance.

Privileged Access through Legislative Member Organizations: Interest Group Ties to European Parliament Intergroups and Congressional Caucuses

November 2014

On November 14-15, the Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective hosted a conference on Lobbying and Campaign Finance.

Taiwan's Bid for TPP Membership and the Potential Impact on Taiwan-U.S. Relations

October 2014

On October 17-18, 2014 the Taiwan Democracy Project at CDDRL, with the generous support of the Taipei Economic and Culture Office, hosted its annual conference at Stanford University to examine the politics of polarization in Taiwan.This...

The Role of the United State in Cross-Strait Economic Integration

October 2014

On October 17-18, 2014 the Taiwan Democracy Project at CDDRL, with the generous support of the Taipei Economic and Culture Office, hosted its annual conference at Stanford University to examine the politics of polarization in Taiwan.This...

Violence and Policing in Latin American and US Cities Conference Presentations and Videos

April 2014

The global cities of Latin America - Rio de Janeiro, Ciudad Juarez, Tijuana, Mexico City and Medellin - have become engines of economic growth.

Tijuana Innovadora

April 2014

*This talk is presented in Spanish.* Jose Galicot is a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, and active leader in initiatives related to education, art, culture, and environmental issues.

Recent Trends of Organized Crime Related Violence in Mexico

April 2014

Eduardo Guerrero is a founding partner at Lantia Consultores and is currently a Ph. D. Candidate in political science at the University of Chicago. His research focuses on security assessments, anti-crime and anti-violence program design.

Body-Worn Camera Experiment - City of Rialto Police Department

April 2014

Tony Farrar is Chief of the Rialto (CA) Police Department.

Revisiting Some Stylized Facts about Crime and Violence

April 2014

Dr. Laura Chioda is a Senior Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist of the Latin America and Caribbean Region. Prior to joining the World Bank, Laura was an assistant professor of Economics at Princeton University.

Rutas del Conflicta

April 2014

*This talk is presented in Spanish.* Oscar Parra Castellanos is a journalist specializing in digital media with 10 years of experience writing on politics and human rights issues.

Gang Violence in Chicago: Innovations in Research and Policy

April 2014

Aurélie Ouss is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Crime Lab at the University of Chicago. Her work in the economics of crime focuses mainly on understanding the causes and long-termconsequences of high levels of incarceration.

Violence and Crime Social Prevention in Mexico: Ciudad Juarez Strategy

April 2014

Eunice Rendon is an expert in violence and crime prevention, bioethics and in innovation on youth-based strategies for social development.

Prevención de la Violencia: Vivenvia Accion Reflexion

April 2014

*This talk is presented in Spanish.* Carlos Cruz founded Cauce Ciudadano almost 15 years ago. Cauce Ciudadano is a community center aimed at reducing school violence in Mexico.

Programa Jóvenes con Porvenir Govierno de Zapopan

April 2014

Hector Robles is the Mayor of Zapopan, located in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. He received his MS from the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM) and a Ph.D. in Public Policy the University of Texas.

Armed Violence in Rio de Janeiro

April 2014

Ignacio Cano is an associate professor in research methodology at the department of social sciences of State University of Rio de Janeiro, where he is also the coordinator of the Laboratory for the Analysis of Violence (LAV).

USAID Experience in Community Based Crime and Violence Prevention

April 2014

Enrique Roig is coordinator of Central America Regional Security Initiative, Latin America and Caribbean Bureau, at the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Brazilian Support Service for the Development of Small Businesses in Slums

April 2014

*This talk is presented in Portuguese.* Jose Luiz leads the education and social innovation area for micro entrepreneurs at SEBRAE/RJ.

People

Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Eileen Donahoe Lecturer, CDDRL
Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow
Jerry Kaplan Lecturer, CDDRL, Research Affiliate, CDDRL
James D. Fearon Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Gustavo Robles Research Scholar, CDDRL
Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Didi Kuo Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL, Associate Director for Research, CDDRL Academic Research & Program Manager, American Democracy in Comparative Perspective
Nathaniel Persily Co-director, Cyber Policy Center, Senior Fellow Professor, Law, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science, Professor, by courtesy, Communication
Patrick Chamorel Research Scholar, CDDRL, Lecturer in the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) Program
Laura Jakli Predoctoral Fellow, CDDRL, Predoctoral Fellow, Program on Democracy and the Internet
Luis Rodriguez Pre-doctoral Fellow, CDDRL