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Scholarly Publications

Exploring the Effects of a Short-Term Spanish Immersion Program in a Postsecondary Setting

March 2017

This article probes the extent to which post secondary Spanish learners can substantively increase their knowledge of Spanish over a two-week period within a context of language and content...

Aid as Transnational Social Capital: Korea's Official Development Assistance in Higher Education

December 2016

In this paper, we explore a new framework for higher education official development assistance (ODA) with a focus on the transnational bridging benefits of social capital.

The French Enlightenment Network

September 2016

“What was the Enlightenment” is a question scholars have been asking since the eighteenth century, but far less often has it been asked who the Enlightenment was.

Other Publications

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.

Shorenstein APARC Center Overview 2015-16

November 2016

Shorenstein APARC's center overviews provide detailed information about Shorenstein APARC's mission, history, faculty, financial support, organizational structure, projects, and programs.

Impact Evaluation: Program Jóvenes con Porvenir

November 2015

Jóvenes con Porvenir is a public-funded program run by the government of Zapopan.

News

CDDRL’s Statement on President’s Travel Ban

January 2017

The Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University collaborates widely with academics, policymakers and practitioners around the world to advance knowledge and...

Responding to the interest in Korean studies on campus

December 2016

Stanford students now can choose Korea track as a major.

Experts gather in Beijing to discuss institutional contexts of building world-class universities

December 2016

Alluding to the famous dictum by China’s late leader, Deng Xiaoping, Min Weifang, the executive president of Chinese Society for Education Development Strategies and professor at Peking University ...

Events

Human Capital and Development: Insights from Korea's Transformation

March 24, 2017

South Korea's persistent economic growth combined with a democratic political system has transformed the country into a developed nation.

Webinar - President Obama Visits Hiroshima: Perspectives and Classroom Resources

May 17, 2016

On May 27, 2016, President Obama will become the first sitting president to visit Hiroshima.

Overcoming Economic Malaise: Strategic, Educational and Social Innovation for South Korea

May 4, 2016

South Korea has relied on its export-oriented development model to become an economic powerhouse, but has now reached the limits of this model.

Projects

Education, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development

Korea’s miraculous economic growth during the latter half of the 20th century was fueled by a well-educated and entrepreneurial population.
English

Network for Youth Agency: A Program Evaluation

BACKGROUNDCharacterized as a notorious case study of urban violence in Latin America, Rio de Janeiro slums (known as favelas) have long been home to dangerous drug factions.
English

Assessing and Credentialing Vocational High Schools

 Problem Vocational high schools in China serve as an alternative to academic high school and typically provide two years of in-the-classroom training and a one-year, school-supervised, on-the-job...
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.

Can India Ever Become a Great Power?

January 2017

Audio and transcript from the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center seminar, "Can India Ever Become a Great Power?" with Ashley J. Tellis on Jan.

Doomed to Cooperate: Averting Post-Cold War Nuclear Dangers

October 2016

At the end of the Cold War, American and Russian scientists came together—overcoming political, cultural, and geographic divides—to work toward a common goal of reducing nuclear threat. In this video, Siegfried S.

People

Gerhard Casper Senior Fellow Professor in Undergraduate Education, Emeritus, Professor, Law, Emeritus
Prashant Loyalka Center Fellow
Michele Barry Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Medicine
Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Yong Suk Lee Center Fellow
David Freyberg Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
Martin Carnoy Professor, Education
W. Richard Scott Professor, Sociology, Emeritus
Deborah L. Rhode Professor, Law
John Meyer Professor, Sociology, Emeritus
Francisco Ramirez Professor, Education
Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar, Japan Program