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SCPKU faculty fellow focuses on Chinese innovation

News / November 1, 2013

Charles Eesley, Stanford Assistant Professor of Management Science and Engineering and SCPKU Faculty Fellow, shared his views on linkages between Chinese science parks and innovation during a public talk in October 2013.

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International Conference on Regional Carbon Policies

News / October 31, 2013
We invite you to an international conference on “Regional Carbon Policies” that PESD is hosting at Stanford University on Thursday, December 5th.
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The U.S.-ROK security alliance at 60 Years: looking back, looking forward

News / October 31, 2013
1953 saw both the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement and a Mutual Defense Treaty between the United States and the Republic of Korea. The uneasy and incomplete peace, coupled with a formalized U.S.-ROK security alliance relationship, ushered in a new era on the Korean Peninsula.
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U.S. Ambassador to China, Gary Locke: China Needs Financial Reforms

News / October 29, 2013
Gary Locke, U.S. Ambassador to the People's Republic of China, speaks about why China must enact financial reforms and hopes that changes will be announced by China's new leadership during Third Plenary Session of the 18th Communist Party Central Committee in November 2013.
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The Role of Central Banks in Financial Stability

News / October 29, 2013
Japan Program director Takeo Hoshi contributed the chapter "Role of Central Banks in Financial Stability: Lessons from the Experience of the Bank of Japan" in the forthcoming book.
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Charles Chao, CEO of SINA: Censorship in China

News / October 28, 2013
Charles Chao, CEO and Chairman of the Board of SINA Corporation, discusses censorship in China with insights into how it affects the media as well as individuals.
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Are China’s Manufacturers and Suppliers Innovative?

News / October 28, 2013
Hau Lee, Stanford Graduate School of Business Professor, Sidney Lu, chairman and CEO of Foxconn Interconnect Technologies, and Michael Marks, former chairman and CEO of Flextronics and founding partner of Riverwood Capital, came together at the 4th annual China 2.0 conference for a conversation about the role of innovation in manufacturing and supply chain management.
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REAP in Caixin Report: Anemic Babies

News / October 28, 2013
Why are rural children falling behind even before they enter school? Read more to learn about efforts to tackle China's "nutritional poverty" problem.
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South Korea's leadership is important in Korea-China and Korea-U.S. relations

News / October 28, 2013
Gi-Wook Shin, director of the Asia-Pacific Research Center, says that Korea-China and Korea-U.S. relations are important in dealing with North Korea issues, at a recent lecture organized by the San Francisco Chapter of the National Unification Advisory Council.
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Caixin Column 2: China's Inequality Starts During the First 1,000 Days

News / October 28, 2013
REAP co-director Scott Rozelle builds on a ten-part series for Caixin Magazine titled, "Inequality 2030: Glimmering Hope in China in a Future Facing Extreme Despair." In his second column, Rozelle makes the case for meeting the nutritional needs of Chinese rural children in their first 1,000 days of life.
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财新报告:贫血的婴儿

News / October 28, 2013
Why are rural children falling behind even before they enter school? Read more to learn about efforts to tackle China's "nutritional poverty" problem.
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财新专栏2: 不平等始于最初1000天

News / October 28, 2013
REAP co-director Scott Rozelle builds on a ten-part series for Caixin Magazine titled, "Inequality 2030: Glimmering Hope in China in a Future Facing Extreme Despair." In his second column, Rozelle makes the case for meeting the nutritional needs of Chinese rural children in their first 1,000 days of life.
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CDDRL fellow recognized by Stanford for contributions to postdoctoral community

News / October 23, 2013
Landry Signé, a 2011-2013 Banting Fellow at CDDRL and an assistant professor of political science at the University of Alaska Anchorage, was bestowed the 2013 Recognition Award from the Stanford University Postdoctoral Association (SUPD), alongside the 2012 Benefits Committee, for contributing to major policy changes at Stanford University.
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U.S. Ambassador to China, Gary Locke: Foreign Businesses Can be Successful in China

News / October 21, 2013
Gary Locke, U.S. Ambassador to the People's Republic of China, discusses how foreign businesses can be successful in China. He was a keynote speaker at the fourth annual China 2.0 conference hosted by Stanford Graduate School of Business on October 3, 2013.
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North Korea reactor restart sets back denuclearization

Commentary / October 17, 2013

Siegfried Hecker, a senior fellow at CISAC, writes in this commentary for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists that North Korea's decision to restart its 5-megawatt nuclear reactor is a big step back for denuclearization.

"The most likely technical scenario is that the North Koreans will operate the restarted 5-megawatt reactor for two years with a full load of 8,000 fuel rods, cool this spent fuel and extract roughly 10 to 12 kilograms of plutnoium within three years," he writes.

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The Program on Human Rights

News / October 16, 2013
Founded in 2009, the Program on Human Rights (PHR) is a unique intersection of the social sciences and public-policy formation and implementation. It provides a forum for the dozens of Stanford faculty who work in disciplines that engage or border on human rights (including law, philosophy, political science, education, human biology, public health, history and religious studies) and the more than 30 student-initiated human rights groups on campus. It seeks to relate the research and findings of the academic disciplines to domestic and human rights policy today.
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Khatib to lead Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut

News / October 14, 2013
Lina Khatib, co-founding head of the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at CDDRL, has announced that she will step down from the position in December to lead the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut.
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New scholars from Egypt and Morocco join ARD program this year

News / October 13, 2013
The Program on Arab Reform and Democracy is pleased to announce that Nabil Mouline and Hesham Sallam have joined the program as researchers. Nabil Mouline will spend his time at CDDRL as a visiting scholar writing a book on the sociological history of Saudi Arabia, while Hesham Sallam, as a pre-doctoral fellow, will work on his doctoral thesis on Islamist movements and economic reform in Egypt.
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Inaugural Issue of the Japan Newsletter

News / October 11, 2013
Japan Program at Shorenstein APARC monthly newsletter presents an insightful glimpse of our latest research, publications, events, and more.
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Obama Cancels Asia Tour: Will it Hurt US Economic Goals?

News / October 10, 2013
US President Barack Obama's much touted Asian pivot took a hit this past week due to the budget stalemate and government shutdown in Washington. LinkAsia speaks with Stanford University's Donald Emmerson about how Obama's decision not to attend two major summits will impact American economic interests in the region.
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Why nuclear realism is unrealistic

Commentary / October 9, 2013

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