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Do As Docs Say, Not As They Do

News / August 16, 2021
Does having more health information actually change behavior? Freakonomics Radio host Bapu Jena talks to SHP's Maria Polyakova and her colleague Petra Persson to explore whether doctors make...
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Good News for Indonesian Studies

Commentary / August 16, 2021
A collage of Gettr posts against a backdrop of a radiotelescope at dusk

Topologies and Tribulations of Gettr

Blogs / August 12, 2021
A month in the life of a new alt-network
Airbus Defence and Space Imagery shows the new underground construction area southwest of the main Natanz nuclear complex.

A class project shines new light on an Iranian nuclear facility

News / August 12, 2021
Two women use machine learning and satellite images to analyze activity from afar
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DEI-related Project Update, Summer and Fall 2021

News / August 10, 2021
Read about SPICE's recent and current DEI-related efforts.
Figures of Kuomintang soldiers are seen in the foreground, with the Chinese city of Xiamen in the background, on February 04, 2021 in Lieyu, an outlying island of Kinmen that is the closest point between Taiwan and China.

Strait of Emergency?

Commentary / August 9, 2021
Debating Beijing’s Threat to Taiwan
A health-care worker carries COVID-19 vaccines into a prison.

Tackling COVID-19 Among Prison Populations in California and Beyond

News / August 9, 2021
The SHP prison project team is out with two more studies to help prisons prevent and reduce the spread of the coronavirus.
A woman gets a consultation through telemedicine call with physician.

When Low Tech Wins

Commentary / August 9, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic forced clinicians and patients to adopt telemedicine. In this New England Journal of Medicine perspective, Health Services Research master's alum Jacqueline Baras Shreibati...
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International Luxembourg Forum - Steven Pifer

Commentary / August 5, 2021
Steven Pifer, an affiliate of the Center for International Security and Cooperation, answers questions on strategic stability and arms control for the International Luxembourg Forum.
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UN Climate Panel Releases Latest Report

Q&As / August 5, 2021
Stanford scholar Paul N. Edwards served as a lead author and answers questions about the report.
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Global warming increased U.S. crop insurance losses by $27 billion in 27 years, Stanford study finds

News / August 4, 2021
Higher temperatures attributed to climate change caused payouts from the nation’s biggest farm support program to increase by $27 billion between 1991 and 2017, according to new estimates from...
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya discusses the future of democracy in Belarus with a roundtable of Stanford scholars.

Belarusian Leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya Meets with Stanford Scholars for Roundtable on Democracy in Belarus

News / August 4, 2021
Democratic leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya and her delegation joined an interdisciplinary panel of Stanford scholars and members of the Belarusian community to discuss the future of democracy in...
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Democracies Linked To Greater Universal Health Coverage Compared With Autocracies, Even In An Economic Recession

News / August 4, 2021
Democracies are more likely than autocracies to maintain universal health coverage, even amid economic recessions, when access to affordable, effective health services matters most, according to new...
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The Future of Arms Control, With Rose Gottemoeller

Q&As / August 3, 2021
Rose Gottemoeller, former deputy secretary general of NATO and Payne distinguished lecturer at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and its Center for...
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Finding My Place in the RSP & the U.S.–Japan Relationship

Blogs / August 3, 2021
The following reflection is a guest post written by Kristine Pashin, an alumna of the Reischauer Scholars Program, which will begin accepting student applications on September 6, 2021.
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Improving the Performance of Health Plan Payment Systems

News / August 2, 2021
Sherri Rose illustrates ways to improve payments to health-care plans, making them more efficiently and fairly distributed.
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‘It’s quite feasible to start a war’: just how dangerous are ransomware hackers?

Commentary / August 1, 2021
The Russian government has an arrangement w/cyber-mobs who are active outside Russia: if you hack a Russian system, you’re in trouble. “My guess is that Putin gets a cut,” Herb Lin says.
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In China, Health Care Utilization Increases at Retirement, a New Study Shows

News / July 30, 2021
The study’s co-authors, including Karen Eggleston, find that health care expenditures among Chinese covered by relatively generous health insurance significantly increase at retirement, primarily due...
Solar panels in a field in China.

Washington Post: The Professor who Assigns Value to Nature — then Persuades World Leaders to Save It

News / July 30, 2021
SCCEI Affiliate Gretchen Daily is featured in The Washington Post discussing Natural Capital Project and her many research initiatives working to prioritize environmental conservation globally.
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James X. Dempsey Joins the Program on Geopolitics, Technology, and Governance

News / July 29, 2021
James joins as a Senior Advisor and will be partnering with Andrew Grotto, Director of GTG on a project focused on the concept of "reasonableness" in tort law and regulatory policy for...
EURiCs. brief on China in a time of pandemics: The Impact on employment and education in rural China.

EURiCS: The Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 Control Measures in Rural China

News / July 29, 2021
Scott Rozelle discusses the impact of COVID-19 control measures on employment and education in rural China during a presentation given to the EURICS/IFRAE/Universite de Liege webinar series.
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Announcing the Journal of Online Trust and Safety

News / July 29, 2021
Stanford Internet Observatory launches a new open-access journal to feature cutting-edge research on online harm.
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VoxChina: Gaokao, Ability, and Occupation Choice

News / July 28, 2021
Hongbin Li's research finds that "In China, the college entrance exam score is predictive for both firm success and wage-job success in the future, yet higher-score individuals are less...
Dr. Fauci and Dr. Winslow

Dean Winslow Leads National COVID-19 Testing and Diagnostics Working Group

News / July 28, 2021
A professor of medicine and former Air Force colonel, Winslow temporarily relocated to Washington to head an interagency group responding to this pandemic and preparing for the next one.
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Scott Sagan to Co-Lead Center for International Security and Cooperation

News / July 27, 2021
Sagan, an expert on nuclear strategy and the ethics of war, will direct the center along with FSI Senior Fellow Rodney Ewing.

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