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Scholarly Publications

Solar-Powered Drip Irrigation Impacts on Crops Production Diversity and Dietary Diversity in Northern Benin

March 2016

In 2007, "solar market gardens" were installed in 2 villages for women’s agricultural groups as a strategy for enhancing food and nutrition security.

Will the U.S. and Europe Avoid a Lost Decade? Lessons from Japan's Postcrisis Experience

June 2015

This paper reexamines Japanese policy choices during its banking crisis in the 1990s and draws some lessons relevant for the United States and Europe in the aftermath of the global financial crisis...

Cloud Computing: From Scarcity to Abundance

February 2015

Cloud computing is a revolution in computing architecture, transforming not only the “where” (location) of computing, but also the “how” (the manner in which software is produced and the tools...

Other Publications

Womenomics, the Workplace, and Women Final Report

March 2017

The Japan Program at Stanford’s Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC), with the generous support of the United States-Japan Foundation and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science,...

Teaching Values and Purpose for Social Change

September 2015

View the original article on the Stanford Social Innovation Review website here.As more students look to pursue meaningful careers in the social sector, it is imperative that educational...

Conference Report: Educational and Entrepreneurial Initiatives to Support Youth in Places of Violence [June 2015]

June 2015

Following in the footsteps of last year’s international conference on violence and policing in Latin American and U.S.

News

Opinion: Next Korea New Agenda

October 2016

Gi-Wook Shin and Yong Suk Lee of Stanford University, Joon Nak Choi of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and Rennie Moon of Yonsei University contribute to an opinion section of Maeil...

Japan transforming its innovation culture by changing social norms, Stanford scholar finds

August 2016

Japanese corporations are evolving and adopting a “startup culture” to boost their business creativity and country’s economic prospects, a Stanford expert says.“We can see that over the past 15...

Social capital matters for a sustainable South Korea

August 2016

South Korea is facing a number of challenges.

Events

Silicon Valley Does it Repeatedly: From Fairchild to Uber and Beyond

March 8, 2017

Martin Kenney is a Distinguished Professor of Community and Regional Development at the University of California, Davis; a Senior Project Director at the Berkeley Roundtable on the International...

Is Financial Inclusion only an emerging markets, bottom-of-the-pyramid problem or is it also a challenge for the middle class and in developed countries too? 

November 21, 2016

Over two billion adults in the world (38% of all adults) are unbanked. Several more are underbanked and may have basic accounts but do not have access to credit or insurance services and not ...

Do Startups Learn When They Fail? Using Crowdfunding Data to Compare When and If Entrepreneurs Learn from Experience and Observation

October 19, 2016

Do startups learn from their own past experiences? What about observing other entrepreneurs' experiences?

Projects

Diversity and Tolerance in Korea and Asia

A new research collaborative examines diversity issues and challenges in Korea and greater Asia.
English

Global Talent and Innovation

A central focus of the research efforts at Shorenstein APARC is to analyze the bridges linking Asia and the United States.
English

Empirical Studies of Conflict

The Empirical Studies of Conflict Project (ESOC) addresses critical challenges to international security through methodologically rigorous, evidence-based analyses of insurgency, civil war and...
English

Multimedia

Japan's Emergence as an Innovating Economy

February 2017

Japan's emergence in the 1970s and 1980s as a technological and innovative powerhouse impressed and fascinated the world. Many believed that Japan's technological gains stemmed from government-provided subsidies.

Antonio Cervantes, "Heroes Cotidianos" La Pandilla

June 2015

This talk is presented in Spanish. To view more media from the conference, please visit: http://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/multimedia/povgov-conference-2015 ----Speaker Bio:  Antonio Cervantes is a movie producer from Mexico.

Carlos Cruz, Cauce Ciudadano (Citizen Channel) (Mexico)

June 2015

This talk is presented in Spanish. To view more media from the conference, please visit: http://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/multimedia/povgov-conference-2015 ----Speaker Bio:  Carlos Cruz founded the NGO Cauce Ciudadano (Citizen Channel) almost 15...

People

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
Michele Barry Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Medicine
Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Paul H. Wise Senior Fellow Professor, Pediatrics (CHP/PCOR)
Takeo Hoshi Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Finance
Victor R. Fuchs Professor, Economics, Emeritus
Stefanos A. Zenios Professor, Operations, Information and Technology, Professor, Health Care Management
Barbara van Schewick Associate Professor, Law
Ognen Stojanovski Research Scholar
Jaclyn Selby Research Scholar, Japan Program
Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar, Japan Program
Peter Eckersley Affiliate