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Scholarly Publications

Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Japan: Why Japan (Still) Matters for Global Competition

April 2017

Through the 1980s, Japan was significant in global competition largely by shaping global technological trajectories, transforming major global industries, and contributing to fundamental...

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.

Other Publications

Social Media, New Technologies and the Middle East

June 2017

It is a global story, a new industrial revolution.

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.

News

Clinton launches CDDRL’s Global Digital Policy Incubator

October 2017

Video of Digital Technology, Diplomacy, and Democratic Values On Oct.

Don’t fear the robots

July 2017

"The robots aren't going to take over, or even destroy jobs," says CDDRL's Jerry Kaplan. Read the article here.

Events

Freedom House, Freedom on the Net 2017 Report Launch

October 24, 2017

Please join Freedom House and Stanford's Global Digital Policy Incubator (GDPI) for the West Coast launch of the latest edition of Freedom on the Net, Freedom House's annual study of Internet...

Securing California: Peter Liebert, CISO of the State of California

October 11, 2017

Stanford Cyber Initiative Seminar: Securing California - Peter Liebert, Chief Information Security Officer for the State of California. October 19th, 5pm, 380-380Y. What cybersecurity challenges...

Human Autonomy in the Age of Automation: Envisioning 2045

September 29, 2017

The conference is brought to you by the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center Japan Program's Stanford Silicon Valley-New Japan Project and Mistletoe, Inc.This event is currently at capacity....

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

Herb Lin Herbert Lin Senior Research Scholar for Cyber Policy and Security
Barbara van Schewick Associate Professor, Law
Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar, Japan Program
Kanetaka M. Maki Research Associate, Japan Program
Yoshihiro Kato Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellow, 2017-18, Future Architect Inc.
Jackie Kerr Jaclyn A. Kerr Affiliate
Hiroshi Nishinaka Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellow, 2017-18, Ishin Co. Ltd.
Andreas Kuehn Andreas Kuehn Affiliate
Kazushi Nomura Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellow, 2017-18, Japan Patent Office
Takahito Inoshita Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellow, 2017-18, Kozo Keikaku Engineering
Kazumasa Ito Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellow, 2017-18, Mitsubishi Electric
Olexandr Starodubtsev Visiting Practitioner, CDDRL