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Scholarly Publications

The Russo-Georgian war and beyond: towards a European great power concert

March 2012

Abstract The brief war between Georgia and Russia in August 2008 provoked vigorous international reactions among the European states as consequence of the sudden shift in the strategic balance....

Democracy and Authoritarianism in the Postcommunist World

December 2009

This volume brings together a distinguished group of scholars working on Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union to examine in depth three waves of democratic change that took place in eleven...

Proceedings of The Second U.S.-Russian Nuclear Non-Proliferation Conference, March 18-20, 2009

September 2009

The second nuclear nonproliferation conference sponsored by the Nuclear Threat Initiative and the Russian Academy of Sciences was held in Moscow, March 18-20, 2009. The first was held Oct.

Other Publications

Police Reform in Georgia

February 2016

The new, reformist government of Mikheil Saakashvili that came to power following the 2004 Rose Revolution needed to dramatically upgrade public services, beginning with the police.

Building a New Health Insurance System for Georgia

January 2016

“Georgia’s Healthcare System” focuses on healthcare reform in Georgia following the 2003 Rose Revolution.

Reviving the Georgian Wine Industry

September 2015

Reviving Georgia’s Wine Industry focuses on efforts to respond to an unexpected Russian embargo on Georgian wine in 2006.


Bringing Korea into the classroom

August 2013

Just two days after the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement, which was signed on July 27, 1953 in Panmunjom, educators and students from both sides of the Pacific...

Leaders working on the front lines of democracy to participate in prestigious Stanford fellowship program

July 2012

From Argentina to Zimbabwe, the 2012 Draper Hills Summer Fellows are working to improve their respective societies and defend the principles of justice and freedom.

Ninth year of SPICE's Reischauer Scholars Program in full swing

March 2012

On February 1, 2012, the Reischauer Scholars Program (RSP) embarked on its ninth year with a new class of 27 exceptional high school students from across the United States.


LAD Workshop: Economic Policy Research Center 2017

December 1, 2016

The LAD Program in Georgia was first held in January 2016.

LAD Course: Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC) 2016

January 18, 2016

The LAD Program in Georgia will take place on January 18-22, 2016 and will be implemented jointly by CDDRL and the Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC) - a local think tank based in Tbilisi,...

Explaining the Fiscal Costs of Financial Crises: New Forms of Political Business Cycles in Europe (revised title)

April 17, 2014

This seminar is part of the "Europe and the Global Economy" series. How do political institutions shape the costs of responding to financial crises?


Consortium for Research on Information Security and Policy

As part of a response to growing government concern over the threat of cyber attacks directed against critical national infrastructures, the National Security Agency (NSA) contracted with Stanford...