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Scholarly Publications

Prevention of Chronic Noncommunicable Disease in Mongolia: A Facility-Based Qualitative Study

October 2012

Nutrition, physical activity, smoking, and alcohol consumption are major causes of morbidity and mortality related to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).

Fueling the Future: Mongolian Uranium and Nuclear Power Plant Growth in China and India

September 2009

Increased nuclear electricity generation in China and India presents uranium suppliers such as Mongolia with an opportunity to develop its uranium and nuclear industries.

Mongolia and Her Uranium Prospects

February 2009

The entry of Mongolia to the league of democracy took place less than two decades ago.

Other Publications

Mongolia's Child Money Program

March 2015

Mongolia's Child Money Program is a case study prepared by Lucas Beard for the Leadership Academy for Development as a basis for class discussion. This case is focused on the Child Money Program ...

The Global Context of Nuclear Industry in Mongolia

December 2009

Introduction Mongolia has a new and growing uranium industry and a strong commitment to a nuclear-free world.


Deliberative Democracy in Mongolia

April 2017

Gombojavyn Zandanshatar, Mongolia's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade from 2009 to 2012, and currently a member of the Mongolian parliament, was a Visiting Scholar at Stanford's Center on...

Visiting scholar on Mongolia's worsening business environment

February 2015

CDDRL Visiting Scholar and former Foreign Minister of Mongolia Zandanshatar Gombojav recently published an article in a Mongolian news outlet,, commenting on the nation's deteriorating...

Stanford fellow addresses burden of cervical cancer in Mongolia

March 2014

Mongolia has one of the highest incidence rates of cervical cancer in Eastern Asia due in part to barriers to knowledge and access to services.


Mongolia: Democracy or hybrid democracy surrounded by authoritarian, hybrid regimes?

February 5, 2015

ABSTRACTThe current state of democracy in Mongolia is 1960 Kuwait, 1980 Qatar, 1995 Abu Dhabi, 2012 Mongolia all the same?

Mongolian Perpectives on Northeast Asian affairs

April 14, 2014

Over the past 23 years, Mongolia’s democracy has advanced on many fronts. The initial transition to democracy was peaceful in both economic and political areas.

Overcoming Health Challenges Facing Mongolia: Medical and Entrepreneurial Perspectives

April 9, 2014

Average life expectancy in Mongolia is 65 years, much shorter than that of other East Asian countries such as South Korea (78.5 years) and China (72.5 years).


Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Chonira Aturupane Senior Research Scholar, Associate Director for Academic and Student Affairs, Ford Dorsey MA Program in International Policy Studies