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Scholarly Publications

Differences That Make a Difference: Explaining Japan's Success

December 1995

"Reprint from Educational Policy, 1995.

Frequency of HIV Screening in the Veterans Health Administrations: Implications for Early Diagnosis of HIV Infection

December 2008

We evaluated the frequency of HIV testing across the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the largest provider of HIV care in the United States.

Practice Guidelines and Cholesterol Policy

December 1991

One of the most striking pieces of medical news in the 1980s revealed the connection between high blood cholesterol and a person's likelihood of developing coronary artery disease.

Other Publications

Is the Elephant Learning to Dance? The Diffusion of the Internet in the Republic of India

April 2002

Published in conjunction with the Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC), Georgia Institute of Technology.

Lessons of Okinawa

July 2003

As the American military extends its stay in postwar Iraq, the risks of political and social friction will rise.

News

SCPKU holds first graduate seminar on Chinese art history

August 2013

SCPKU held its first graduate seminar in Summer 2013.

Iraq's Democratic Revolution

February 2004

Larry Diamond: Iraq is one of the world's least likely sites for a transition to democracy. Virtually all of the classic preconditions for liberal government are lacking.

Events

Demands for Education in India

February 18, 1999

This talk presents initial evidence from a large cross-section of household data for rural Indian households on factors which may explain the low levels of education in this economy, particularly...

Crisis and Aftermath: The Prospects for Institutional Change in Japan

May 3, 1999

All-day conference on Japanese institutional reform sponsored by the Asia/Pacific Research Center, Stanford University. Changes in the Political SystemSpeaker: Mr.

Software Entrepreneurism in Korea

October 19, 1999

The fact that software companies can be started with little more than a few programmers and their PCs has generated great interest in countries around the world looking for ways to get into the...

Projects

Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE)

MissionStanford University's new program on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) aims to generate innovative solutions to the persistent problems of global hunger and environmental damage from...
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Initiative on Distance Learning (IDL)

The Initiative on Distance Learning seeks to foster critical thinking skills in university students from transitional societies to create an intellectually empowered generation of future leaders...
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Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE)

Since 1976 the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) has supported efforts to internationalize elementary and secondary school curricula by linking the research and...
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Multimedia

Welcome to the Annual REAP Trip!

July 2014

Learn what it's like to participate in the annual REAP trip - an unparalleled chance to see REAP in action and learn firsthand about China's ongoing development challenges.

REAP at a Glance

July 2014

Learn the basics of REAP's approach and our research areas of interest in this short documentary.

The Rural Education Action Project

July 2014

What makes REAP's research approach so innovative to begin with? This documentary details how REAP's collaborative, empirical approach position the organization to alleviate poverty on a large scale.

People

Portrait of Yong Suk Lee Yong Suk Lee Center Fellow
Alex Stamos Adjunct Professor Visiting Scholar, Hoover Institution, Director, Stanford Internet Observatory
Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Prashant Loyalka Center Fellow, Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Education
John Meyer Professor, Sociology, Emeritus
Francisco Ramirez Professor, Education
David Freyberg Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
Martin Carnoy Professor, Education
W. Richard Scott Professor, Sociology, Emeritus
Deborah L. Rhode Professor, Law
Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
Jun Wang Program Administrator, REAP-China