Policy Analysis

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An Impact Evaluation of the Pacifying Police Units (UPPs)

BACKGROUNDSince 2008, Rio de Janeiro has implemented a new public security policy called the “Pacification”, a police strategy with full support from the Federal government that aims to improve the...
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Leadership Academy for Development

Program Overview  |  Background and Rationale  |  Training Program  |  Curriculum   |  Case Studies  |  Partnership  |  LAD Around the World  |  Lectures  | Student Testimonials | Interviews |...
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Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective

AboutThe Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective was inaugurated in 2013 within Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.
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The Governance Project

The Governance Project at Stanford University's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law seeks to better conceptualize and measure governance.
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CDDRL Seminar Series

The CDDRL weekly research seminar draws scholars and practitioners to the Center to comment on the most relevant and timely topics impacting the field of democracy, development, and the rule of law...
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Program on Social Entrepreneurship

"Transforming ripples into waves of transformational change across the world" Vision: The Program on Social Entrepreneurship at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law...
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CDDRL Conferences

CDDRL conferences bring together leading thinkers, academics, and practitioners to share research and exchange ideas on the most pressing issues in the field of democracy, development, and the rule...
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Safadi-Stanford Initiative for Policy Innovation

Purpose of SSIPI The Safadi-Stanford Initiative for Policy Innovation (SSIPI) initiative is a partnership between the Safadi Foundation USA and the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at Stanford...
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Political Reform Prospects in Yemen

As in much of the Arab world, 2011 was a year of social upheaval and momentous change for Yemen.
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The Link between Economic and Political Reform in the Arab World

The Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) is pleased to present the report of this project, which examines the link between...
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Quality of Democracy Project

As democracy has spread over the past three decades to a majority of the world's states, analytic attention has turned increasingly from explaining regime transitions to evaluating and explaining...
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Experiments in Governance in Developing Countries Project (EGAP)

Policymakers, funding agencies, and implementing organizations are increasingly focused on identifying the most effective strategies for promoting development.
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State Building and the Rule of Law

The establishment of rule of law is an integral component of state development.
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Law and Economy in India

India, the world's largest democracy, is a country of contrasts. Not the least among these is the tremendous economic diversity of India's states.
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Program on Human Rights

Funded in 2009, the Program on Human Rights (PHR) is a unique intersection of the social sciences and public-policy formation and implementation.
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Just Supply Chains

Globalization, with its volatile mix of economic opportunity and social disruption, is reorganizing production, redefining work, and provoking fundamental changes in the institutions of economic...
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Oil Dependent Producer States

Just over a year ago, Professor Thomas Heller, Director of CDDRL's Rule of Law Program, had just launched a new project on oil dependent producer states.
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Transitions from Hybrid Regimes: External Influence and Domestic Constraints in Rule of Law Reforms

The Rule of Law is perhaps the key indicator of democratic consolidation and quality, yet its development has eluded many transitional states.
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Program on Sovereignty

Work on the complex and evolving nature of sovereignty has been underway at Stanford IIS since the mid-1990s.
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Rule of Law Program

Today, it is widely recognized that the absence of the rule of law constitutes a critical barrier to economic growth and democractic political development.
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People

Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow
Larry Diamond Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Stephen J. Stedman Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL Professor of the Practice, Law
Beatriz Magaloni Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Martin Carnoy Professor, Education
Nathaniel Persily Co-director, Cyber Policy Center, Senior Fellow Professor, Law, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science, Professor, by courtesy, Communication
Megan Metzger Research Scholar, CDDRL Research Scholar and Associate Director for Research, GDPi
Jamie O'Connell Network Affiliate, CDDRL, Lecturer in Residence at Stanford Law School