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Scholarly Publications

The Future of Platform Power: Solving for a Moving Target

This essay is a part of an exchange based on Francis Fukuyama’s “Making the Internet...

Weakly Supervised Deep Learning for Segmentation of Remote Sensing Imagery

January 2020

Accurate automated segmentation of remote sensing data could benefit applications from land cover mapping and agricultural monitoring to urban development surveyal and disaster damage assessment....

Other Publications

Data Science for Food Security

August 2017

Using agricultural and economic characteristics in African nations as test cases, new research by David Lobell and Marshall Burke demonstrates the use of satellite data to address the long-standing...

Social Media, New Technologies and the Middle East

June 2017

It is a global story, a new industrial revolution.

News

Bridging Cyber Issues in Asia and the U.S. as an Intern at the Asia Society Policy Institute

November 2021

During her summer internship with the Asia Policy Institute, Chaeri Park (Master's in International Policy '22) focused on how nations in Southeast Asia are working bilaterally, regionally...

What’s ‘Communist’ about the Communist Party of China?

March 2021

Is the Chinese Communist Party really communist at all? Expert Jude Blanchette, Freeman Chair in China Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, weighs in.

Stanford faculty and guest speakers from around the country examine issues of race in STEM fields

March 2021

A new three-quarter sequence of courses provides insights from scholars around the nation on research related to race in the fields of science, technology and medicine, as well as their own lived...

Events

The Rise and Fall of Technology in Chinese History

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: Joseph Needham famously asked why China did not have its own Industrial Revolution.

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

September 23, 2020

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Military Competition with China: Harder to Win Than During the Cold War?

September 23, 2020

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Projects

The PRC at 70: Past, Present -- and Future?

IMPORTANT EVENT UPDATE: In keeping with Stanford University's March 3 message to the campus community on COVID-19 and current recommendations of the CDC, the China Program is making modifications...
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Remote sensing approaches to improving aid targeting and understanding aid effectiveness

This project aims to develop and test remote-sensing based approaches to gathering two typesof aid-relevant data: data on agricultural productivity and data on household assets, with a focus on Sub...
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Empowering Women Leaders

Sweeping reforms of Indian government institutions created space for women’s political inclusion at an unprecedented scale.
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Multimedia

Interview with Chris Barrett

March 2020

Chris Barrett, Professor of Applied Economics and Management and an International Professor of Agriculture with Cornell’s Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, visited FSE and spoke about "Innovation Needed to Meet Global Food Security...

Innovation Needed to Meet Global Food Security Challenges

February 2020

Agricultural and development economist Christopher B.

Japan's Emergence as an Innovating Economy

February 2017

Japan's emergence in the 1970s and 1980s as a technological and innovative powerhouse impressed and fascinated the world. Many believed that Japan's technological gains stemmed from government-provided subsidies.

People

Herb Lin Herbert Lin Senior Research Scholar
Dr. Thomas Fingar Thomas Fingar Lecturer at APARC
Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor of Geological Sciences
jerry kaplan headshot 7 Jerry Kaplan Adjunct Lecturer, CDDRL, Research Affiliate, CDDRL
Andrew G. Walder Andrew G. Walder Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Yulia Bezvershenko Headshot Yulia Bezvershenko UELP Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
freyberg David Freyberg Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
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Photo of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
jian bai li headshot Jian Bai Li SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Aug/Sept 2013
jillian Jillian Deines Postdoctoral Scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Department of Earth System Science