Education

Scholarly Publications

Effect of Eyeglasses on Student Academic Performance: What Matters? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in China

Although eyeglasses have been considered a cost-effective way to combat myopia, the empirical evidence of its impacts on improving learning outcomes is inconsistent. This paper provides empirical...

Parenting Centers and Caregiver Mental Health: Evidence from a Large-Scale Randomized Controlled Trial in China

This study conducts an exploratory analysis of the impacts of a center-based early childhood development intervention on the mental health of caregivers, using data from a cluster-randomized...

Internal Capabilities and External Resources of Academically Resilient Students in Rural China

Resilience can play an important role in enabling disadvantaged students to succeed academically. However, few studies in low-resource contexts have evaluated resilience as a process (including a...

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

In China’s Rapidly Ageing Society, Elderly Rural Residents Must Not Be Left to Fend for Themselves

September 2022

Author Lijia Zhang quotes Scott Rozelle in her opinion piece in the South China Morning Post looking at how China’s ageing problem is particularly acute in rural areas, where elderly residents often...

This Land Is Your Land: The Great Depression, Migrant Farm Workers, and the Legacy of the New Deal

September 2022

Part 2 of an ongoing series that features photographs by Marion Post Wolcott.

SPICE Honors Top Students from 2021–2022 Regional Programs in Japan

September 2022

Congratulations to the student honorees from Fukuoka Prefecture, Hiroshima Prefecture, Kawasaki City, Kobe City, Oita Prefecture, and Tottori Prefecture.

Old Events

Gender Equity in Higher Education: Korea's Experience in Global Context

January 31, 2022

This event is part of Shorenstein APARC's spring 2022 webinar series, Negotiating Women's Rights and Gender Equality in Asia.

Tapping the Untapped Human Resource Potential with Social Tech: Diversity, Globalization, and the Future of Work

January 21, 2022

This event will offer simultaneous translation between Japanese and English.  当イベントは日本語と英語の同時通訳がついています。 This is a virtual event.

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!

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.
English

Multimedia

Mexican Perspectives on the Mexican–U.S. War, 1846–1848

September 2022

Professor Will Fowler is a renowned expert on Mexican history who teaches at the University of St. Andrews. In this video, he presents the Mexican perspective on the Mexican–U.S.

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.

People

rsd18 083 0009a Alex Stamos Director, Stanford Internet Observatory
a man Prashant Loyalka Senior Fellow Associate Professor
Eric Hanushek Eric Hanushek Stanford Affiliate, SCCEI Stanford Affiliate, SCCEI
Pascaline Dupas Headshot Pascaline Dupas Senior Fellow Professor, Economics, Senior Fellow, SIEPR, Director, Stanford King Center on Global Development
Yulia Bezvershenko Headshot Yulia Bezvershenko UELP Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
Headshot of Dr. Daniel Schwartz Daniel Schwartz Stanford Affiliate, SCCEI Stanford Affiliate, SCCEI
Dr. Hongbin Li Hongbin Li Senior Fellow Co-director, SCCEI
Photo of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
carnoy Martin Carnoy Affiliated Faculty, CDDRL Professor, Education
freyberg David Freyberg Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
Headshot of Dr. Dorien Emmers. Dorien Emmers Postdoctoral Scholar
edgar franco Edgar Franco Vivanco Doctoral Candidate, Political Science