Recent Scholarly Publications

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Estimating global agricultural effects of geoengineering using volcanic eruptions

August 2018

Solar radiation management is increasingly considered to be an option for managing global temperatures1,2, yet the economic effects of ameliorating climatic changes by scattering sunlight back to...

Conditional Cash Transfers, Civil Conflict, and Insurgent Influence

January 2016

Conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs are an increasingly popular tool for reducing poverty in conflict affected areas.

Modes of Engagement: Muslim Minorities in Asia

June 2014

Of Asia’s 800 million Muslims, 215 million are minorities within their countries. These Muslim minorities have experienced a persistent decline in their socioeconomic and political status.

The Roles of Gender and Education on the Intrahousehold Allocations of Remittances of Filipino Migrant Workers

July 2013

This paper shows that the individual’s bargaining power within the household, proxied by gender and educational attainment of household head, affects how remittances sent by Overseas Filipino...

Remittances, Informal Loans, and Assets as Risk-Coping Mechanisms: Evidence from Agricultural Households in Rural Philippines

November 2012

This paper investigates whether agricultural households in the rural Philippines insure their consumption against income shocks and whether they use migration, remittances, informal loans, or...

Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict

August 2011

Summary from Columbia University Press: For more than a century, from 1900 to 2006, campaigns of nonviolent resistance were more than twice as effective as their violent counterparts in achieving...

The Institutional Imperative: The Politics of Equitable Development in Southeast Asia

August 2011

Why do some countries in the developing world achieve growth with equity, while others do not?

Striking the Right Balance: Economic Concentration and Local Government Performance in Indonesia and the Philippines

December 2009

The relationship between economic concentration and governance remains controversial.

El Nino-Southern Oscillation impacts on rice production in Luzon, the Philippines

August 2009

This study uses regression analysis to evaluate the relationships among sea surface temperature anomalies (SSTA) averaged over the Niño-3.4 region (5°N-5°S, 120°-170°W), rainfall, and rice...

ASEAN's ''Black Swans''

July 2008

It was meant to be a celebration not a showdown, let alone a showdown that the brutal junta in Burma (Myanmar) would win.

The Obsolescing Bargain Redux: Foreign Investment in the Electric Power Sector in Developing Countries

December 2006

As part of PESD's ongoing research on power sector reform, the program has focused on the special role of independent power projects (IPPs).

IPP Study Case Selection and Project Outcomes: An Additional Note

October 2006

During 2004-06, the Program on Energy & Sustainable Development undertook a study of the experience of independent power producers ("IPPs") in developing countries.

Feasibility and Cost-Effectiveness of Treating Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Cohort Study in the Philippines

September 2006

BackgroundMultidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is an important global health problem, and acontrol strategy known as DOTS-Plus has existed since 1999.

Curbing Asian Corruption: An Impossible Dream?

April 2006

The rise of Asia is regarded in most of the world as primarily an economic phenomenon.

One Nation Under God? History, Faith, and Identity in Indonesia

December 2005

This comparative exploration looks at religion and politics in the social dynamics of Southeast Asia's two most populous nations.

IPP Experience in the Philippines, The

September 2005

The Philippines occupies a unique position in the global experience with energy sector reform and independent power producers.

Experience with Independent Power Projects (IPPs) in Developing Countries: Interim Report, The

February 2005

This paper presents interim findings of "The Experience with Independent Power Producers in Developing Countries," a research project being conducted by the Program on Energy and Sustainable...

Ruling Parties and Durable Authoritarianism

October 2004

The field of authoritarian subtypes has usefully described the third wave's undercurrent, an international trend toward plebiscitarian politics among persistent dictatorships.

Experience with Independent Power Projects (IPPs) in Developing Countries: Introduction and Case Study Methods, The

April 2004

Starting in the late 1980s many nations began to reform their electric power markets away from state-dominated systems to those with a greater role for market forces.

Went for Cost, Stayed for Quality?: Moving the Back Office to India

November 2003

Will the next great wave of globalization come in services?

Herbicide Strategies for Asian Rice Systems

December 1997

Weeds have been a persistent problem in rice since the beginning of settled agriculture.

Herbicides in Asian Rice Production: Perspectives from Economics, Ecology, and the Agricultural Sciences

December 1997

Weeds have been a persistent problem in rice since the beginning of settled agriculture.

Herbicides in Asian Rice: Transitions in Weed Management

December 1997

Weeds have been a persistent problem in rice since the beginning of settled agriculture.

East Asian Military Security Dynamics

February 1995

In comparison with the postwar decades from 1945 to 1990, East Asian prospects for peaceful stability and economic growth have never been better.


Joseph Felter Lecturer
Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL Professor of the Practice, Law
Naomi Funahashi Manager, Reischauer Scholars Program and Teacher Professional Development
Rustin Crandall Administrative Associate
Kim Babiarz Research Scholar, CHP/PCOR
Rylan Sekiguchi Manager of Curriculum and Instructional Design, Instructor, Stanford e-Hiroshima