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Scholarly Publications

Trading in the Twenty-First Century: Is There a Role for the World Trade Organization?

January 2017

As the World Trade Organization begins its third decade, its future is less certain than at any point in its history.

Women in the Crosshairs: Violence Against Women during the Second World War

January 2017

This article seeks to look broadly at Second World War violence through the lens of gender; to shift the focus from attacks on ethno-national groups to the ways that women were targeted within and...

Choosing an informative agenda setter: The appointment of the Commission in the European Union

January 2017

We present a game-theoretical analysis of Commission appointment in the European Union.

Other Publications

Europe after Brexit

March 2017

Austria is perhaps the most dramatic example of this process. In the parliamentary elections of 2013, the Five Star Movement came in second, with 25 percent of the vote.

Leverage and Beliefs: Personal Experience and Risk-Taking in Margin Lending

January 2017

What determines risk-bearing capacity and the amount of leverage in financial markets?

Trust, Transparency, and Replication in Political Science

January 2017

Striving better to uncover causal effects, political science is amid a revolution in micro-empirical research designs and experimental methods.

News

The appeal of authoritarianism: Has democracy had its day?

April 2017

"What is behind democracy’s seeming decline? What is fuelling the widespread appeal of authoritarianism?

The Europe Center April 2017

April 2017

 Event Recap: First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, Visits Stanford In her April visit to Stanford University, Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National...

When science brought Americans and Russians together

April 2017

The first Russian explosive device to land on US soil wasn’t delivered by a Russian missile, as Americans feared might happen throughout the Cold War. It was delivered by FedEx.

Events

How Change Happens (Event cancelled)

May 1, 2017

Abstract:Duncan Green, Oxfam Strategic Adviser and LSE Professor of Practice in International Development, introduces the arguments of his new book, How Change Happens (OUP, October 2016).

Economic Transformation and Government Reforms in Georgia 2004-2012

April 20, 2017

Abstract:Nika Gilauri, has recently published a book Practical Economics: Economic Transformation and Government Reform in Georgia 2004-2012.

Shameful Preferences and the Legitimization of Europe’s Far Right

April 13, 2017

Abstract:As the number of migrants in Europe has risen in recent years, far right parties have fuelled voters’ fears concerning what the influx will mean for their nations.

Projects

European Public Finance

Modern European states have significant responsibilities to their populace, including ensuring that citizens’ basic needs are met and the provision of security, law and order, and other public...
English

European Governance

The governance of Europe has constantly been reimagined, debated, and revolutionized.
English

Program on Human Rights

The Program on Human Rights (PHR) at Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) will be phasing out its program in 2015 with the retirement of PHR’s Director Helen...
English

Multimedia

The European Crisis

January 2017

"The European Crisis"Date:  January 17, 2017Venue:  Oksenberg Room, Encina Hall, Stanford UniversitySpeaker:  Andrew Moravcsik, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University 

David Little, Aquaculture, Food Security, and the Marine Environment

October 2016

David Little is a senior lecturer and researcher of The Institute of Aquaculture Systems Group, with over twenty years’ experience in tropical aquaculture.

Terrorism and Counterterrorism

July 2016

Stanford Professor Martha Crenshaw is a renowned expert in terrorism studies and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.

People

Marshall Burke Center Fellow Assistant Professor, Earth System Science
Kenneth F. Scheve Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
David Holloway, CISAC David Holloway Senior Fellow Professor, History, Professor, Political Science
David Lobell Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Earth System Science, William Wrigley Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Photo of Anna Grzymala-Busse Anna Grzymala-Busse Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Norman M. Naimark Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, History, Professor, by courtesy, German Studies, Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution
Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow
Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor, Geological and Environmental Sciences
Robert Harrison Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, French and Italian
Karl Eikenberry Karl Eikenberry Fellow, S-APARC, Affiliate, CISAC, Affiliate, CDDRL, Affiliate, TEC
Maria Polyakova Assistant Professor, HRP