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Scholarly Publications

Information Technology in the Property Market

September 2018

Information technology is increasingly being utilized in the property market.

Japan Decides 2017: The Japanese General Election (Book Chapter)

May 2018

This third volume in the Japan Decides series remains the premier venue for scholarly research on Japanese elections.

Reinventing Japan: New Directions in Global Leadership (Book Chapter)

March 2018

Highly readable yet deeply researched, this book serves as an essential guide to the many ways in which Japan has risen to become one of the world's most creative and innovative societies.•...

Other Publications

ProZorro - From a Volunteer Initiative to a Major State Reform

March 2018

This case examines the decision process of a team of volunteers that started a public procurement reform named ProZorro.

Social Media, New Technologies and the Middle East

June 2017

It is a global story, a new industrial revolution.

Maneuvering The China-U.S. Relationship in Cyberspace

October 2015

The article examines the impact of the summit between President Obama and President Xi on future cybersecurity relations between the two countries, and the changing nature of cyber cooperation and...

News

Cybersecurity expert Alex Stamos joins Stanford University as fellow

August 2018

 Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and the Hoover Institution announced today the appointment of Alex Stamos as a William J.

Don’t Undermine Democratic Values in the Name of Democracy

December 2017

How NOT to regulate social media: "To say that digital technology has disrupted society is already a cliché.

Events

A New Perspective on News: The SmartNews Approach and Political Balancing

October 5, 2018

In 2012, as giants such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google began to position themselves as the go-to places to read news, a little-known news app called SmartNews emerged and started gaining...

The Rise and Fall of Giants: ICT Disruptions from Silicon Valley, Nokia, China, and Japan

March 8, 2018

The rise of Nokia as a global ICT leader in the 1990s and early 2000s was dramatic, as a company from the small Nordic country of Finland became a global titan.

Digital transformation of democracy? Challenges and Opportunities

February 20, 2018

In this talk we will discuss the challenges and opportunities of various digital initiatives and their potential to affect democracy.

Projects

Online course on technology for accountability launches in English and Arabic

The Program on Liberation Technology (LibTech) at Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law together with the National Democratic Institute (NDI) are proud to launch a free...
English

Empowering Women Leaders

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

The Deliberative Poll at the Internet Governance Forum 2015

The Deliberative Poll at the Internet Governance Forum 2015 (DP@IGF2015) project is a joint initiative between CDDRL's Program on Liberation Technology and the Center for Deliberative Democracy.
English

Multimedia

Democracy Rebooted: The Future of Technology in Elections

September 2015

 Event Abstract:On September 24, Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law in partnership with The Atlantic Counci presented a public address by President Toomas Ilves of Estonia on the future of technology in elections....

Design Thinking, Social Change and Governance Revolution in India

June 2015

ABSTRACTTamil Nadu is among the few states in India that provides basic public services such as schools, water, electricity, primary healthcare and transport almost universally.  These services function remarkably well, making a significant...

People

Herb Lin Herbert Lin Senior Research Scholar
Eileen Donahoe Adjunct Professor, CDDRL
Jerry Kaplan Research Affiliate Lecturer, Strategic Director of CDDRL
Barbara van Schewick Associate Professor, Law
Nathaniel Persily Professor, Stanford Law School
Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar
Megan Metzger Research Scholar Research Scholar and Associate Director for Research, GDPi
Jackie Kerr Jaclyn A. Kerr Affiliate
Yasuhito Ando Global Affiliate Visiting Fellow, 2018-19, Kozo Keikaku Engineering
Junichiro Hirata Global Affiliate Visiting Fellow, 2018-19, Hirata Holdings
Andreas Kuehn Andreas Kuehn Affiliate
Yangming Li Global Affiliate Visiting Fellow, 2018-19, PetroChina