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Demographics

Scholarly Publications

Demographics of Inpatient Pediatric Anesthesia Practice: Implications for Performance-Based Credentialing, The

December 1995

China’s Labor Transition and the Future of China’s Rural Wages and Employment

December 2013

This paper contributes to the assessment of China’s rural labor markets.

The Han-Minority Achievement Gap, Language and Returns to Schools in Rural China

January 2015

The goal of this article was to document and explain the gap in educational achievement between Han and minority students in primary schools in western China.

Other Publications

The China Factor and the Generational Shift over National Identity

October 2014

Serious Business: Diminishing the Size of the Informal Sector in Medellin, Colombia

April 2015

The new mayor of Medellin, Sergio Fajardo, arrived to office in 2004 pledging to remake the social contract between society and the state.

Indonesia's Corruption Eradication Commission

April 2015

Indonesia's Corruption Eradication Commission focuses on efforts to reign in corruption in Indonesia, particularly since the fall of the Suharto regime in 1998.

News

Anti-Semitism surge in Europe reflects loss of values, historical awareness, says Stanford scholar

September 2014

European leaders need to speak out more strongly against the escalation of anti-Semitism, a Stanford professor says."They should be willing to enforce the law," said Russell Berman, a Stanford...

At Oslo Freedom Forum, former fellow speaks on lack of political participation among youth

June 2015

Recently, Amira Yahyaoui (former Draper Hills Summer Fellow, Tunisia '14) spoke at the Oslo Freedom Forum, calling for governments to increase opportunities for youth leadership in the political...

Eggleston: East Asia's demographic challenges

July 2015

Demographic change is fast becoming one of the most globally significant trends of the 21st century. Declining fertility rates and rising life expectancy -- two of the patterns triggering...

Events

Recent Trends in Chinese Birth Policies and Demographics

February 25, 2004

Based on long-term research and regular research-focused visits to China, Dr. Scharping will sketch developments in Chinese birth control since the 1990s.

The Luxury Goods Vote: Why the Left Loses from Asymmetric Electoral Accountability

January 15, 2015

Voters often punish incumbent parties for poor economic performance; whether they treat left and right governments differently is less clear.  The literature hosts multiple disconnected and often...

NCTA MS: The Silk Road

February 27, 2015

In an effort to infuse Asian studies in the social studies and literature curricula, the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE), in cooperation with the National...

Projects

Effect of Social Isolation and Loneliness on Health Care Utilization

The researchers assessed the effect of social isolation and loneliness on healthcare utilization (costs and frequency of care) using longitudinal survey data from the Health and Retirement Survey ...
English

Helping Older Adults to Initiate Exercise Habits

November 2021

The aims of this seed were to 1) assemble a longitudinal dataset by collecting information on individuals’ exercise patterns in the post-commitment contract period, as data on their demographics,...
English

Diversity and Tolerance in Korea and Asia

A new research collaborative examines diversity issues and challenges in Korea and greater Asia.
English

Multimedia

Digital Destitution: A Mechanism of and for Inequality

October 2014

AbstractIn this talk, Blanca Gordo argues that the use of technology has become a requirement for day-to-day functions such as applying for jobs, transactions with the bureaucracy or even getting a bus ticket in regions that are technologically...

The Tunisian Transition and the Challenge of Youth Alienation

April 2015

 AbstractSocial and economic grievances of Tunisian youth played a major role in igniting the uprising in Tunisia, and more generally, the so-called Arab Spring.

Eliana de Souza e Silva, “Redes de Desenvovimento da Maré” (Mare’s Development Network)

June 2015

This talk is presented in Portuguese. To view more media from the conference, please visit: http://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/multimedia/povgov-conference-2015 ----Speaker Bio:  Eliana de Souza e Silva is the Director of the NGO “Redes de...

People

Photo of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
karen 0320 cropprd Karen Eggleston Senior Fellow
tricia owlett headshot Tricia Owlett SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, February-June 2016
Hans Pic Hans Lueders Postdoctoral Scholar, CDDRL
Headshot of Dr. Yiwei Qian Yiwei Qian Postdoctoral Scholar
rhines headshot 2 Allison Rhines SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Fall 2014