Education

Scholarly Publications

The Impact of Internet Use on Adolescent Learning Outcomes: Evidence from Rural China

Purpose: Internet use has become particularly prevalent among adolescents, prompting much thought and concern about both its potential benefits and adverse effects on adolescent learning outcomes...

Early Childhood Reading in Rural China and Obstacles to Caregiver Investment in Young Children: A Mixed-Methods Analysis

February 2021

Studies have shown that nearly half of rural toddlers in China have cognitive delays due to an absence of stimulating parenting practices, such as early childhood reading, during the critical first...

Rural Minimum Living Standard Guarantee (Rural Dibao) Program Boosts Children's Education Outcomes in Rural China

January 2021

Purpose: To combat poverty in China's rural areas, Chinese government has established an unconditional cash transfer program known as the Rural Minimum Living Standard Guarantee (Rural Dibao)...

Other Publications

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.

Future Visions: Opportunities and Challenges of Korean Studies in North America

December 2018

On November 1-2, 2018, the two-day conference "Future Visions: Opportunities and Challenges of Korean Studies in North America" was convened by Shorenstein APARC's Korea Program to examine the...

Impact Evaluation: Program Jóvenes con Porvenir

June 2017

Jóvenes con Porvenir is a public-funded program run by the government of Zapopan.

News

The Economist: The Benefits of Acing China's Most Important Academic Exam

February 2021

SCCEI Co-Director Hongbin Li's research on elite college admissions and wages in China provides the basis for this article from The Economist.

Postdoc Spotlight: Jeffrey Weng on Language and Society

February 2021

Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow in Contemporary Asia Jeffrey Weng shares insights from his research into how language and society shape one another, particularly how the historical use of Mandarin...

Events

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 4 PM - 5 PM PDT Saturday, March 13, 2021 8 AM - 9 AM Beijing   As the...

From Policy to Practice: Lessons on How to Implement Equity

January 21, 2021

Join the REDI Task Force for the next event in the "Critical Conversations: Race in Global Affairs" series for a conversation with Howard University Higher Education Leadership and Policy Studies...

Beyond Black and White: The Intersection of Race and Racism in Asian and Asian-American Studies

December 2, 2020

Join the REDI Task Force for the next event in the "Critical Conversations: Race and Global Affairs" series featuring a conversation about how race and racism effects Asian and Asian-American...

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

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.

The Iranian Revolution

April 2020

In this video, Professor Abbas Milani discusses Iran and the Iranian Revolution, noting the influence of Iran regionally and in the United States, the significance and impact of the Iranian Revolution, and the Iranian Revolution’s causes and...

People

rsd18 083 0009a Alex Stamos Director, Stanford Internet Observatory
Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
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Dr. Yong Suk Lee Yong Suk Lee Center Fellow
Pascaline Dupas Headshot Pascaline Dupas Senior Fellow Professor, Economics, Senior Fellow, SIEPR, Director, Stanford King Center on Global Development
freyberg David Freyberg Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
Dr. Hongbin Li Hongbin Li Co-director, SCCEI Co-director, SCCEI
Portrait of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
edgar franco Edgar Franco Vivanco Doctoral Candidate, Political Science
js picture 2 Johan Swinnen Affiliate
Piya C. Sorcar, Stanford University Piya C. Sorcar Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR
Robert Weiner Robert Weiner Affiliate