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SPICE Webinar: “Visualizing the Essential: Mexicans in the U.S. Agricultural Workforce”

May 16, 2020

Webinar recording: https://youtu.be/FLKbADCk1o8 During multiple periods of economic crises, the U.S. economy has depended on Mexican labor.

Global Governance: What to Expect from the G20

October 5, 2015

Montek Singh Ahluwalia is an economist who trained at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar.

The Beheading of Criminal Organizations and the Dynamics of Violence in Mexico

May 14, 2015

Abstract:In 2006 the Mexican government launched an aggressive campaign to weaken drug-trafficking organizations (DTOs).

Educational and Entrepreneurial Initiatives to Support Youth in Places of Violence

April 28, 2015

CONFERENCE OVERVIEWThe heavy presence of youth and young adults in the world of criminality is an issue that has been gaining increasingly more attention in the agendas of policymakers and...

The Transformation of Democracy and Populism in Latin America

February 27, 2015

Conference Description  There is currently a worldwide debate regarding the transformation of democracy.

World Order Politics: The Carter Administration’s Bid for a New U.S. Foreign Policy (and What We Can Learn From It)

February 17, 2015

Please note new location in theReuben Hills Conference Room ("East" Conference Room)Encina Hall, 2nd floorAbstract: In 1977, the Carter administration began working to implement a new guiding...

International Education Initiative (IEI) Workshop

February 13, 2015

 The IEI workshop will provide a forum for graduate students and young researchers working in international education to present their research to other graduate students and faculty members.Brenda...

K–5 Teachers Workshop: Exploring Immigration and Identity Using Children's Literature

February 6, 2015

The Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) and the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) are offering an exciting K–5 workshop focusing on strategies to...

Membership Conditionality and Institutional Reform: The Case of the OECD

May 15, 2014

The process of joining an IO may cause liberalization before membership. Thus studies that only evaluate compliance after membership underestimate the effects.

Governance of Public Health in Mexico

April 10, 2014

Abstract: Around the world, public health interventions have dramatically changed the life chances of millions.

Trade Implications of TTIP for Countries Outside the EU and US

February 20, 2014

This seminar is part of the "Europe and the Global Economy" series.

Info Session: FSI Undergraduate Field Research Internships

February 14, 2014

Info Session for this summer's field internships in Mexico and Guatemala. All interested students are encouraged to come. Pizza will be served.

Regionalism and State Weakness

February 6, 2014

  Abstract: Scholars of state development have paid insufficient attention to the question of regionalism; too often modeling state-building as the extension of the authority of a 'center' over...

Sanela Diana Jenkins Human Rights Speaker Series: Palliative Care and the Right to Health Advocacy & Impact

January 23, 2014

AbstractAccording to international human rights law, countries have to provide palliative care and pain treatment medications as part of their core obligations under the right to health.

Illegal Drug Markets and Violence in Mexico: The Causes Beyond Calderon

January 9, 2014

Abstract: This paper estimates the effect that successful cocaine interdiction policies in Colombia have had on violence in Mexico.

2013 Robert G. Wesson Lecture - The Poetics of Protest and Policy: Poet and Activist Javier Sicilia on Peace Beyond the Drug War

October 30, 2013

Javier Sicilia, journalist, at the Robert G. Wesson Lecture (Co-sponsored by the Stanford Institute for Diversity in the Arts).

Governance and Public Goods in Indigenous Mexico

May 24, 2013

We exploit a unique institutional feature in the state of Oaxaca,  Mexico,  where municipalities were allowed to choose between a form of autonomy called “usos y costumbres” or delegating decisions...

Radiological Terrorism: A Risk Based Perspective

May 6, 2013

Dr. Connell will give an overview of radiological terrorism, focused on high activity radiation sources in the US and the risk they pose for malevolent use.

The Economic Consequences of Drug Trafficking Violence in Mexico

April 11, 2013

Abstract: The levels of violence in Mexico have dramatically increased in the last few years due to structural changes in the drug trafficking business.

Citizen Insecurity in Latin America: a Regional Challenge

March 11, 2013

Following the highly successful conference "Violence, Drugs and Governance: Mexican Security in Comparative Perspective", the Program on Poverty and Governance is partnering with the Instituto...

CDDRL-CISAC Special Seminar: The Logic of Violence in Drug Wars: Cartel-State Conflict in Mexico, Brazil and Colombia

March 1, 2013

Abstract: Why have militarized crackdowns on drug cartels had wildly divergent outcomes, sometimes exacerbating cartel-state conflict, as in Mexico and, for decades, in Brazil, but sometimes...

Can Nuclear Power Evolve Beyond Light Water? An Examination of the US and China

February 25, 2013

The United States commercial nuclear industry started just a few years following the conclusion of the second world war with the start of operation of the Shippingport reactor.

How Governmental Corruption Breeds Clientelism: Evidence from Mexico

December 6, 2012

Abstract: It has long been recognized that corruption and clientelism feed upon each other.

Social Foundations of Institutional Order in Latin America

November 15, 2012

Abstract: This talk will present an account of long-run institutional development in Latin America that emphasizes the social and political foundations of state-building processes.

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Roz low res 9 11 cropped Rosamond L. Naylor Senior Fellow William Wrigley Professor of Earth System Science, Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Professor, by courtesy, Economics, Senior Fellow and Founding Director, Center on Food Security and the Environment
ADiaz website Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor of Geological Sciences
Morton1 John Morton Associate Professor, Surgery
edgar franco Edgar Franco Vivanco Doctoral Candidate, Political Science
tesalia Tesalia Rizzo Research Affiliate, CDDRL
battisti sm David S. Battisti Affiliated scholar
monica Monica Teran Research Affiliate, CDDRL
ignacio ornelas rodriguez Ignacio Ornelas Rodriguez Curriculum Consultant