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Scholarly Publications

Sources of variation in under-5 mortality across sub-Saharan Africa: a spatial analysis

October 2016

The ongoing decline in under-5 mortality ranks among the most significant public and population health successes of the past 30 years.

Combining satellite imagery and machine learning to predict poverty

August 2016

Policy-makers in the world's poorest countries are often forced to make decisions based on limited data. Consider Angola, which recently conducted its first postcolonial census.

Documenting Cyber Security Incidents

December 2015

Organizations often record cybersecurity incidents to track employee workload, satisfy auditors, fulfil reporting requirements, or to analyze cyber risk.

Other Publications

Maneuvering The China-U.S. Relationship in Cyberspace

October 2015

The article examines the impact of the summit between President Obama and President Xi on future cybersecurity relations between the two countries, and the changing nature of cyber cooperation and...

Analysis of Pin and TPM for Microsoft Laptops

September 2015

Organizations routinely face risk trade-offs.

Conference Report: Coalition Against Corruption [Jan. 2014]

January 2015

CoCo 2014 was the inaugural edition of the Coalition against Corruption (CoCo) conference co-hosted by The Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Stanford University, Janaagraha...

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...

Summer fellows share stories of struggle and triumph

September 2015

In July, the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) welcomed a group of 23 democracy leaders from around the developing world for a three-week training program on democracy,...

Julie Cordua speaks on child exploitation and sexual abuse imagery

February 2015

Julie Cordua, executive director of Thorn, a non-profit organization founded by Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore, spoke passionately on the topic child exploitation and sexual abuse imagery for the...

Events

Research Presentations (session 3 of 5) - Onishi, Muthukrishnan and Saito

March 30, 2017

In this session of the Corporate Affiliates Research Presentations, the following will be presented:Kanjiro Onishi, Ministry of Finance, Japan, "Challenges on Policy Finance in a Developing Country...

Bits and pieces: Liberal democracy in the digital era

March 14, 2017

 - This event is at maximum capacity and has a long wait list.

#Republic: Divided Democracy in an Age of Social Media

February 13, 2017

As the Internet grows more sophisticated, it is creating new threats to democracy.

Projects

Online course on technology for accountability launches in English and Arabic

The Program on Liberation Technology (LibTech) at Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law together with the National Democratic Institute (NDI) are proud to launch a free...
English

Empowering Women Leaders

Sweeping reforms of Indian government institutions created space for women’s political inclusion at an unprecedented scale.
English

The Deliberative Poll at the Internet Governance Forum 2015

The Deliberative Poll at the Internet Governance Forum 2015 (DP@IGF2015) project is a joint initiative between CDDRL's Program on Liberation Technology and the Center for Deliberative Democracy.
English

Multimedia

Democracy Rebooted: The Future of Technology in Elections

September 2015

 Event Abstract:On September 24, Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law in partnership with The Atlantic Counci presented a public address by President Toomas Ilves of Estonia on the future of technology in elections....

Design Thinking, Social Change and Governance Revolution in India

June 2015

ABSTRACTTamil Nadu is among the few states in India that provides basic public services such as schools, water, electricity, primary healthcare and transport almost universally.  These services function remarkably well, making a significant...

People

Barbara van Schewick Associate Professor, Law
Herb Lin Herbert Lin Senior Research Scholar for Cyber Policy and Security
Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar, Japan Program
Kanetaka M. Maki Research Associate, Japan Program
Timothy Junio Affiliate
Kensaku Yamada Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellow, 2016-17, Mitsubishi Electric
Jackie Kerr Jaclyn A. Kerr Affiliate
Yohei Saito Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellow, 2016-17, Future Architect Inc.
Andreas Kuehn Andreas Kuehn Affiliate
Lauren Young Postdoctoral Fellow, CDDRL
Jason Jaskolka Jason A. Jaskolka Cybersecurity Postdoctoral Scholar
Sasha Jason Program Associate, CDDRL