Education

Scholarly Publications

Passive Versus Active Service Delivery: Comparing the Effects of Two Parenting Interventions on Early Cognitive Development in Rural China

We present the results of a cluster-randomized controlled trial that evaluates the effects of a free, center-based parenting intervention on early cognitive development and parenting practices in 100...

Early Childhood Development and Parental Training Interventions in Rural China: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Introduction: Inadequate care during early childhood can lead to long-term deficits in skills. Parenting programmes that encourage investment in young children are a promising tool for improving...

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) among Elementary Students in Rural China: Prevalence, Correlates, and Consequence

Background: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a widely recognized mental health problem in developed countries but remains under-investigated in developing settings. This study...

Other Publications

Tracking China's Economic Path

Stanford scholars are setting and expanding research agendas to analyze China’s economic development and its impact on the world. The newly launched Stanford Center on China’s Economy and...

Youth Space Education and the Future of the GDR

March 2020

Historians of East Germany often see the state as future-looking, but questions remain about the kinds of futures that East Germans expected.

News

China is Purging Celebrities and Tech Billionaires. But the Problem is Bigger than 'Sissy Men'

September 2021

The Los Angeles Times writes about China's new "common prosperity" campaign to narrow the gap between rich and poor. However Scott Rozelle doesn't think "any of these...

Forbes: How China’s GDP Growth Fails To Measure Its Standard Of Living: The Tragedy Of The Current Recentralization

September 2021

Author Anne Stevenson-Yang exposes the unseen rural China and states that "the best corrective to misunderstandings about this “invisible China” is a book that came out in 2020 and remains the...

Spring 2022 Applications Now Open: Stanford Online Courses for High School Students on China, Korea, and Japan

September 2021

Students with a strong interest in East Asia or international relations are especially encouraged to apply.

Events

Idealist Graduate School Fair

October 6, 2021

Are you considering a graduate degree in foreign policy? Drop by the virtual Idealist Graduate School Fair to learn more about your options!

Admissions Webinar | Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy

October 6, 2021

Join Recruitment and Admissions Manager Meghan Moura to learn more about the Master's in International Policy program and how to apply. Please register in advance.

China Chats with Stanford Faculty - "Invisible China: How the Urban-Rural Divide Threatens China's Rise"

February 24, 2021

China Chats with Stanford Faculty "Invisible China: How the Urban-Rural Divide Threatens China's Rise" Friday, March 12, 2021 5 PM - 6 PM PDT Saturday, March 13, 2021 9 AM - 10 AM Beijing   As the...

Projects

Network for Youth Agency: A Program Evaluation

BACKGROUNDCharacterized as a notorious case study of urban violence in Latin America, Rio de Janeiro slums (known as favelas) have long been home to dangerous drug factions.
English

Assessing and Credentialing Vocational High Schools

 Problem Vocational high schools in China serve as an alternative to academic high school and typically provide two years of in-the-classroom training and a one-year, school-supervised, on-the-job...
English

Learning Through Reading

Evaluating the Impact of Extracurricular Reading Programs on Student Learning Problem Reading is the heart of the education mission in most countries in the world.
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Multimedia

From Cold War to Hot Peace

April 2021

Professor Michael McFaul discusses his book, "From Cold War to Hot Peace: A U.S. Ambassador in Putin's Russia," outlining the current state of U.S.–Russia relations and introducing three possible explanations for it.

Visualizing the Essential: Mexicans in the U.S. Agricultural Workforce

January 2021

In this webinar, Dr. Ignacio Ornelas Rodriguez spoke about the history of the Bracero Program (1942–1964) and also shared reflections on the current status of agricultural workers.

Civil and Human Rights: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy

June 2020

Dr. Clayborne Carson is Professor of American History and Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University. In this video, Professor Carson not only discusses Martin Luther King, Jr.

People

Photo of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Pascaline Dupas Headshot Pascaline Dupas Senior Fellow Professor, Economics, Senior Fellow, SIEPR, Director, Stanford King Center on Global Development
a man Prashant Loyalka Senior Fellow Associate Professor
rsd18 083 0009a Alex Stamos Director, Stanford Internet Observatory
Dr. Hongbin Li Hongbin Li Senior Fellow Co-director, SCCEI
freyberg David Freyberg Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
Photo of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
Headshot of Dr. Dorien Emmers. Dorien Emmers Postdoctoral Scholar
Carlos Schmidt-Padilla Carlos Schmidt-Padilla Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford Impact Labs (SIL), affiliated with PovGov at CDDRL
Aytuğ Pic Aytuğ Şaşmaz Postdoctoral Scholar, CDDRL
edgar franco Edgar Franco Vivanco Doctoral Candidate, Political Science
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