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Scholarly Publications

Dueling incentives : Sexual violence in Liberia and the politics of human rights advocacy

May 2012

Abstract Transnational advocacy organizations are influential actors in the international politics of human rights.

Can Development Aid Contribute to Social Cohesion after Civil War? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Post-Conflict Liberia

May 2009

Civil war is very common in the developing world, with harmful welfare effects when it occurs.

The Geography of Insurgent Organization and its Consequences for Civil Wars: Evidence from Liberia and Sierra Leone

January 2008

This article investigates the determinants of armed group organization and the downstream effects of organization on civil wars.

News

Introducing CDDRL's incoming pre- and postdoctoral fellows

August 2016

Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) is proud to announce our four incoming fellows who will be joining us in the 2016-2017 academic year to develop...

CISAC tackles public health & policy questions on Ebola

October 2014

We ask CISAC biosecurity experts David Relman and Megan Palmer to answer questions about the public health and policy implications of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Tribute to Jasper Cummeh III

January 2014

Jasper Cummeh III ('07) from Liberia passed away on January 25, 2014 following a brief illness.

Events

Sexual Violence in Conflict: a Conversation

February 20, 2014

Zainab Hawa Bangura of Sierra Leone is Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict at the level of Under-Secretary-General at the United Nations. Prior to this appointment, Ms.

Extending the Shadow of the Law: Theory and Experimental Evidence

May 9, 2013

Can progressive, statutory legal reform improve the lives of the poor in places where formal legal institutions have limited reach?

Delivering Justice to the Poor: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Liberia

February 28, 2013

CDDRL post-doctoral fellow Bilal Siddiqi will address the question of whether progressive, statutory legal reform can meaningfullyaffect the lives of the poor, using observational and experimental...

Projects

Feeding the World in the 21st Century: Exploring the Connections between Food Production, Health, Environmental Resources, and International Security

This project involves political scientists, economists, and medical researchers to address the question of whether hunger, poverty, disease and agricultural resource constraints foster civil...
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Implementation of Peace Agreements in Civil Wars

April 2017

Until recently, analysts of civil war focused their attention on the negotiation of peace agreements and paid scant attention to the implementation process.
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People

Shelby Grossman Postdoctoral Fellow, CDDRL