Education

Scholarly Publications

Family-level Factors of Early Childhood Development: Evidence from Rural China

Family-level factors that characterize the home environment are critical inputs to early language and cognitive development, and potential mechanisms for improving developmental outcomes in...

The Association between Video Game Time and Adolescent Mental Health: Evidence from Rural China

As digital devices like computers become more widely available in developing countries, there is a growing need to understand how the time that adolescents spend using these devices for...

The Role of Self-Esteem in the Academic Performance of Rural Students in China

The self-esteem of students may be significantly associated with their academic performance. However, past research in developing contexts on this issue is limited, particularly among early...

Other Publications

EdTech for Equity in China: Can Technology Improve Teaching for Millions of Rural Students?

Despite major advancements in China’s K-12 educational outcomes over the past several decades, large regional inequities in academic achievement still exist, a proximal cause of which are gaps in...

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...

News

2023 SPICE/NCTA Virtual East Asia Seminar for High School Teachers: Now Accepting Applications!

December 2022

High school teachers across the United States are eligible to apply.

Hiroshima Business and Management School Visits the Bay Area

November 2022

Students and alumni of HBMS visit Stanford, Silicon Valley, and Hikari Farms.

Book Review: “Invisible China. How the urban-rural divide threatens China’s rise” by Scott Rozelle and Natalie Hell

November 2022

China expert Aihemaitijiang (Ahmatjan) Rouzi reviewed Scott Rozelle's book, "Invisible China," for the Sino-German Agricultural Magazine.

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

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Aytuğ Şaşmaz Aytuğ Şaşmaz Postdoctoral Scholar, CDDRL
Carlos Schmidt-Padilla Carlos Schmidt-Padilla Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford Impact Labs (SIL), affiliated with PovGov at CDDRL, 2021-22
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Dr. HyoJung Jang HyoJung Jang Instructor, Sejong Korea Scholars Program
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Maiko Tamagawa Bacha Maiko Tamagawa Bacha Instructor, Stanford e-Entrepreneurship Japan, Instructor, Stanford e-Kawasaki
Alison Keiko Harsch Alison Keiko Harsch Instructor, Stanford e-Kobe, Instructor, Stanford e-Sendai Ikuei
Stefanie Orrick Stefanie Orrick Curriculum Consultant