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Chile

Scholarly Publications

Wind, Coal, and the Cost of Environmental Externalities

April 2013

Abstract We compare the cost of generating electricity with coal and wind in Chile’s Central Interconnected System (SIC).

What It Takes to Be Satisfied at Work: Health, Voice and Work Satisfaction in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile

January 2009

Using People's Security data from three countries, Argentina, Brazil and Chile, the article examines which objective and subjective work place factors increase work satisfaction.

Demise of the Standard Model for Power Sector Reform and the Emergence of Hybrid Power Markets

October 2008

Following earlier reforms in the power sectors of industrialized countries and emerging markets (e.g.

Other Publications

President Obama’s Asia Overdrive

November 2011

When Asia’s leaders gather in Honolulu next week for the annual Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, Americans will get a glimpse of the Obama administration’s hyperactive Asia agenda.

Regimes of Terror: The Relationship between Democracy and Terrorism in Chile

May 2009

How does democracy influence terrorism? Some scholars argue that lack of representation in autocracy motivates terrorism; others claim that individual liberty in democracy permits it.

The Effects of Power Sector Reform on Energy Services for the Poor

December 2005

This report examines the connections, if any, between efforts to enhance development through electrification of the world's poorest households with the parallel efforts to introduce market forces...

News

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.

Award-winning social entrepreneurs to join Stanford this winter

December 2013

CDDRL's Program on Social Entrepreneurship is proud to introduce its fourth class of Social Entrepreneurs-in-Residence at Stanford who will be joining the academic community in January.

SPRIE hosts Innovation Talent Roundtable

July 2013

On June 28, 2013, the Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE) convened a circle of over 50 policymakers, executives and Stanford community members from 12 countries...

Events

International Education Initiative (IEI) Workshop

February 13, 2015

 The IEI workshop will provide a forum for graduate students and young researchers working in international education to present their research to other graduate students and faculty members.Brenda...

Regionalism and State Weakness

February 6, 2014

  Abstract: Scholars of state development have paid insufficient attention to the question of regionalism; too often modeling state-building as the extension of the authority of a 'center' over...

The World Bank and IFC's Doing Business Project: A Template for Promoting Economic Reforms?

January 31, 2013

Abstract: The World Bank and IFC's Doing Business project has used indicators capturing important dimensions of the business environment to catalyze reforms in a large number of countries.

Projects

Courts, Politics and Human Rights

Human rights play a distinctive role as a “moral touchstone” in international life today.
English

History, Memory and Reconciliation

This series will examine scholarly and institutional efforts to create new national narratives that walk the fine line between before and after, memory and truth, compensation and reconciliation,...
English

Social and environmental transformation in Chile's aquaculture industry, 1950-2000

Chile's once-fledgling salmon aquaculture industry is now the second largest in the world. Since 1990, the industry has grown 24-fold and now annually exports more than half-a-million tons of fish...
English

Multimedia

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on the Trans-Pacific Partnership

February 2016

Video and transcript from the event "U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on the Trans-Pacific Partnership" on Feb. 16, 2016.

People

Rodrigo Pizarro Visiting Scholar