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Herb Lin

Software as a Disservice? Security Shortcuts Are Exposing Computers to Hackers

Commentary / July 9, 2021
A problem for investors is that companies don’t have proper incentives for preventing attacks. Herb Lin, cyber policy and security scholar at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, said companies...
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High School Students in China and the United States Collaborate

Blogs / July 9, 2021
Students in SPICE’s China Scholars and Stanford e-China Programs meet in virtual classrooms.
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My Husband Had a Stroke After His COVID Vaccine. We Gave Our Kid His Shot Anyway

Commentary / July 9, 2021
Michelle Mello writes in this San Francisco Chronicle commentary that her husband had a stroke a few days after getting his COVID vaccine. On the same day he checked into a hospital, their son was...
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ARD Launches Podcast on Politics of Covid-19 in the Arab World

News / July 8, 2021
The Program on Arab Reform and Democracy (ARD) at CDDRL, in partnership with the Arab Studies Institute, is pleased to announce the launch Mofeed-19, a 19-minute video podcast that discusses research...
Tatiana Kouzina

CDDRL Statement Regarding the Arrest of Tatiana Kouzina by Belarusian Authorities

News / July 8, 2021
The faculty and staff of Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, as well as the undersigned alumni of the Draper Hills Summer Fellows Program, wish to protest the...
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The Cyber Policy Center Turns Two

News / July 8, 2021
A look back at the launch of the CPC and the work of our programs
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My Heart Loves the Army

Blogs / July 8, 2021
An Investigation into a Jordanian Disinformation Campaign on Facebook, TikTok and Twitter
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Stanford researchers offer practical tips to mitigate harm from wildfire smoke

News / July 7, 2021
Warnings of another severe wildfire season abound, as do efforts to reduce the risk of ignition. Yet few are taking precautions against the smoke. Stanford experts advise on contending with hazardous...
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The Strategist Reviews Scott Rozelle's Book, 'Invisible China'

News / July 7, 2021
"[Rozelle and Hell's] fresh book, Invisible China, focuses on an issue that has received little attention, China’s vast, isolated and long-neglected rural population. As the authors see it...
A parent holds a child waiting to be given an infusion at an area hospital in China.

In China, Better Financial Coverage Increases Health Care Access and Utilization

News / July 6, 2021
Research evidence from China’s Tongxiang county by Karen Eggleston and colleagues indicates that enhanced financial coverage for catastrophic medical expenditures increased health care access and...
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Why Insurance Alone May Not Improve Women's Access To Healthcare

News / July 5, 2021
A new study of the Rajasthan government's Bhamashah health insurance program for poor households has found that just providing health insurance cover doesn't reduce gender inequality in...
Workers on the assembly line in the packaging workshop of a liquor enterprise, Sihong county, Jiangsu province, China.

The Guardian: 'Poverty Divides Us': Gap Between Rich and Poor Poses Threat to China

News / July 1, 2021
Xi Jinping himself has warned China’s wealth gap is not only economic but political and could threaten party’s legitimacy. Scott Rozelle is quoted sharing just how rare it is for someone in China to...
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Talking Democracy: A Symposium on Asia

Commentary / July 1, 2021
On a panel discussion hosted by the political quarterly 'Democracy,' Donald K. Emmerson joins experts to assess how the Biden administration is navigating the U.S. relationships in Asia.
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The Virus and the Vote: Administering the 2020 Election in a Pandemic

News / July 1, 2021
A Compendium of Research from the Stanford-MIT Healthy Elections Project
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Cleaner air has boosted U.S. corn and soybean yields, Stanford-led research shows

News / July 1, 2021
The analysis estimates pollution reductions between 1999 and 2019 contributed to about 20 percent of the increase in corn and soybean yield gains during that period – an amount worth about $5 billion...
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Robotics and the Future of Work: Lessons from Nursing Homes in Japan

News / June 30, 2021
On the Future Health podcast, Karen Eggleston discusses the findings and implications of her collaborative research into the effects of robot adoption on staffing in Japanese nursing homes.
Beatriz Magaloni

Professor Beatriz Magaloni Wins the 2021 Heinz I. Eulau Award for Best Article Published in American Political Science Review

News / June 30, 2021
The award-winning article is entitled “Killing in the Slums: Social Order, Criminal Governance and Police Violence in Rio de Janeiro.” Professor Magaloni coauthored the article with Edgar Franco-...
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Highlights from the 2021 Sejong Korea Scholars Program

Blogs / June 29, 2021
Twenty-three students completed SPICE’s 2021 Sejong Korea Scholars Program.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi rides in a tank at Longewala in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, 14 November 2020.

India, China, and the Quad’s Defining Test

Commentary / June 29, 2021
The Ladakh crisis between China and India seems to have settled into a stalemate, but its trajectory could again turn suddenly. If it flares into a limited conventional war, one of its incidental...
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Aljazeera: As China’s Communist Party Turns 100, Economic Challenges Loom

News / June 28, 2021
"As the ruling Communist Party celebrates its 100th anniversary this week, China’s leaders face formidable economic challenges, from falling birth rates and income inequality to rural-urban...
  American Institute for Indonesian Studies (AIFIS) and Michigan State University (MSU) Asian Studies Center's inaugural Conference on Indonesian Studies, June 23-26, 2021.

Scholarship, Autonomy, and Purpose: Issues in Indonesian Studies

Commentary / June 25, 2021
Southeast Asia Program Director Donald K. Emmerson delivers a keynote address at the American Institute for Indonesian Studies–Michigan State University Conference on Indonesian Studies.
Sherri Rose, associate professor of medicine, Stanford Medicine

Sherri Rose Wins Prestigious Spiegelman Award for Contributions to Public Health Statistics

News / June 24, 2021
It's the second recognition this year for Sherri Rose, whose work is making significant contributions to health statistics.
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New Book From Shelby Grossman of Stanford Internet Observatory

News / June 24, 2021
In The Politics of Order in Informal Markets: How the State Shapes Private Governance, Grossman explores findings that challenge the conventional wisdom that private good governance in developing...
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Spies Like Us: The Promise and Peril of Crowdsourced Intelligence

Commentary / June 23, 2021
In January, President Donald Trump’s supporters rampaged through the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to derail Congress’s certification of the 2020 presidential election results.
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Reimagining Public Health

Blogs / June 22, 2021
Guest author Maiya Evans reflects on her EPIC project, which challenges students to reimagine public health.

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