Technology

Scholarly Publications

Does Computer-Assisted Learning Improve Learning Outcomes? Evidence From a Randomized Experiment in Migrant Schools in Beijing

May 2015

The education of the disadvantaged population has been a long-standing challenge to education systems in both developed and developing countries.

The Roots of Tomorrow’s Digital Divide: Documenting Computer Use and Internet Access in China’s Elementary Schools Today

December 2013

This paper explores China’s digital divide, with a focus on differences in access to computers, learning software, and the Internet at school and at home among different groups of elementary school...

Can One Laptop per Child Reduce the Digital Divide and Educational Gap? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Migrant Schools in Beijing

December 2013

One Laptop per Child (OLPC) is one of the high profile initiatives to try to narrow the inequality of access to ICT (digital divide).

News

Stanford researchers harness satellite imagery and AI to help fight poverty in Africa

May 2020

A new tool combines publicly accessible satellite imagery with AI to track poverty across African villages over time.

The Geopolitical Ramifications of Starlink Internet Service?

June 2020

Starlink is a space-based internet service provider that seeks to provide high-speed (40 mbps upload, 100 mbps download ), near-global coverage of the populated world by 2021—bringing this service to...

A Closer Look at Samsung Offers Insights into South Korean Society

July 2020

On the Business Insider's podcast "Brought to You By. . .", APARC and the Korea Program Director Gi-Wook Shin discusses how Samsung Electronics became so entwined with the history and...

Events

China’s Belt, Road, and Beyond: State Mobilization and Localized Implementation

September 23, 2020

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The Pandemic, U.S.-China Tensions and Redesigning the Global Supply Chain

September 23, 2020

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People

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