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Scholarly Publications

Computer Science Skills Across China, India, Russia, and the United States

March 2019

We assess and compare computer science skills among final-year computer science undergraduates (seniors) in four major economic and political powers that produce approximately half of the science,...

Transboundary Game of Life: Memoir of Masahiko Aoki

March 2019

The central part of this book is an English version of the memoir of Masahiko Aoki that was published in Japanese in 2008 (青木昌彦『私の履歴書 人生越境ゲーム』日本経済新聞出版社).

Strengthened scientific support for the Endangerment Finding for atmospheric greenhouse gases

March 2019

We assess scientific evidence that has emerged since the U.S.

Other Publications

Civil Wars, Intrastate Violence, and International Responses

March 2019

From October 22–23, 2018, the U.S.-Asia Security Initiative (USASI) at Stanford University, in conjunction with the Institute for China-U.S.

Luxury or Priority? Ethiopia Wants a Light Rail

February 2019

The Ethiopian government is planning on constructing the country’s first light rail in its capital city Addis Ababa.

Bridging Regions, Strengthening Ties: The East Coast Rail Line (ECRL) in Malaysia

February 2019

Malaysia is a Southeast Asian nation strategically located along major regional trade routes.

News

Sanjay Basu on how precision medicine can transform global health care

March 2019

The email to Sanjay Basu, an assistant professor of medicine at Stanford, appeared out of the blue.

Study finds China’s population control policy before the One Child Policy was responsible for 200,000 'Missing Girls'

March 2019

An estimated 210,000 girls may have “gone missing” due to China’s “Later, Longer, Fewer” campaign, a birth planning policy predating the One Child Policy, according to a new study led by Stanford...

Diplomacy Turned Personal for Brett McGurk and Jason Rezaian

March 2019

Secret negotiations between the U.S.

Events

Research in Progress: David Studdert

May 10, 2019

David Studdert, LLB, ScD, MPHProfessor of MedicineProfessor of LawStanford UniversityDavid M. Studdert is a leading expert in the fields of health law and empirical legal research.

U.S.-China Economic Tensions and Their Implications

April 17, 2019

 Rising US-China economic tensions are normal and were to be expected as China modernized.

Research in Progress: Gillian Sanders-Schmidler

April 12, 2019

Gillian Sanders-Schmidler, PhDProfessor of MedicineDuke Clinical Research Institute, Duke UniversityDr. Gillian D.

Projects

European Security Initiative

The CISAC European Security Initiative features speakers addressing the challenges that a more assertive Russia presents to the European security order; Europe's ability to meet and defend against...
English

A New Cold War?: Sharp Power, Strategic Competition, and the Future of U.S.-China Relations

Trade conflict has exploded. The media is rife with stories of China’s unfair trade practices, cyber theft, IP theft and forced technology transfers.
English

South Asia Colloquia

Launched in 2016, this series of public lectures features academics, government practitioners, and business experts who explore contemporary issues focused on the countries of South Asia—their...
English

Multimedia

Chinese Influence: Real or Perceived?

March 2019

 Panel Debates Report Alleging Covert and Corrupting Chinese Influence in U.S.

Thurber talks coal in Australia

December 2018

PESD Associate Director Mark Thurber visited Monash University in Melbourne, Australia in November where he discussed his forthcoming book, Coal (coming in May 2019 from Polity Press), in a public lecture.

People

Michael A. McFaul Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Jay Bhattacharya Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Portrait of Jean Oi Jean C. Oi Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar Professor of the Practice, Law
Kathryn Stoner Deputy Director, Senior Fellow Senior Fellow
Grant Miller Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Frank Wolak PESD Director, Senior Fellow Professor, Economics
Lisa Blaydes Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Political Science
Prashant Loyalka Center Fellow, Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Education
Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow
David Relman Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
Portrait of Takeo Hoshi Takeo Hoshi Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Finance