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Global Food Security Symposium Series | India's Transition: Was Coleridge Right?

November 8, 2019

...water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink...Join Stanford's Center on Food Security and the Environment for a lecture and reception with Dr.

India's National Security Challenges and Decision-Making

December 3, 2018

Bio: Dr. Arvind Gupta recently retired as India's Deputy National Security Advisor.

Rethinking the Kargil conflict: What did Pakistan learn from a nuclear crisis?

March 8, 2018

Abstract: In November 1998, ‘mujahideen’ warriors climbed the heights above Kargil in Indian held Kashmir, crossed the Line of Control, and occupied Indian military posts.

Regional Powers and Nuclear Force Development: Explaining India’s Nuclear Submarine Program

December 19, 2017

Abstract: This research investigates why and how regional nuclear powers come to develop specific kind of nuclear delivery systems, especially a submarine-based ballistic missile (SSBN) force.

LAD Course: LBSNAA Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration

September 6, 2016

This five day intensive program for a select group of mid- and high-level Indian government officials and business leaders is designed to address how government can encourage and enable the private...

India and the United States in the 21st Century: Charting a Path for the Indo-Pacific

February 24, 2016

The United States and India continue to expand strategic ties and areas of collaboration in unprecedented ways. This of course has not come without constraints or significant obstacles.

When Law Matters: the Everyday Life of the Indian Constitution

November 18, 2015

This event is sponsored by the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) and the Center for South Asia. When the Indian Constitution was adopted in 1950, its egalitarian and...

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.

Design Thinking, Social Change and Governance Revolution in India

June 4, 2015

ABSTRACTTamil Nadu is among the few states in India that provides basic public services such as schools, water, electricity, primary healthcare and transport almost universally.  These services...

Journalism from below in the Digital Age with P. Sainath

May 6, 2015

The People's Archive of Rural India combines text, audio, video, and photographs to present what is both a living journal and a growing online archive.

Nuclear Dynamics in South Asia

March 30, 2015

About the Speaker: Lieutenant General (retired) Khalid Kidwai is advisor to Pakistan’s National Command Authority and pioneer Director General of Pakistan’s Strategic Plans Division, which he...

China and India: Seeking a New Balance

March 10, 2015

The dramatic victory of the Narendra Modi-led BharatiJanata Party – the biggest single-party majority in thirty years in the national election – has shaken up South Asia’s diplomatic scene....

The Strategic Culture of the Pakistan Army: Explaining Pakistan's Persistent Revisionism

March 5, 2015

Abstract: I seek to explain Pakistan’s persistent revisionism towards India even though it has bequeathed mostly failures, brought international opprobrium upon Pakistan, and has imperiled the...

The Aggregate Effect of School Choice: Evidence from a Two-stage Experiment in India

October 21, 2014

THE INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION INITIATIVE (IEI) Presents:Karthik Muralidharan, Associate Professor of Economics at UCSD“The Aggregate Effect of School Choice: Evidence from a two-stage experiment in...

From Saffron to Development? Causes and Consequences of the Indian Elections

June 4, 2014

  Abstract:  The recently concluded 16th Lok Sabha elections in India was the biggest democratic election in history.

CHALLENGES IN THE PROCESS OF URBANIZATION: CHINA IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE

May 25, 2014

China’s National New-type Urbanization Plan (2014-2020) sets ambitious targets for sustainable, human-centered, and environmentally friendly urbanization.

The Geography of Governance: Evidence from Slums, Satellites and Foreign Aid

April 24, 2014

Abstract: It is almost too obvious to state, but access to public services and the nature of governance varies hugely within countries, regions and cities.

What Explains Indonesia’s Defense Transformation? Beyond Democratic Reform and the “China Threat”

April 16, 2014

Since the democratization of Indonesia began in 1998, the country’s military has been undergoing major change.

Two technical projects in international humanitarian innovation: Africa and India

February 10, 2014

Africa (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2013): USAID and the UN's World Food Program have proposed strategies for allocating ready-to-use (therapeutic and supplementary) foods to...

Tuberculosis Control and its Benefits to the Rural Poor

February 7, 2014

This study will determine the impact of improved TB control effects in India, which accounts for 20 percent of global TB incidence, and project economic outcomes from India’s TB epidemic over the...

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.

Technology, Accountability and Democracy in South Asia and Beyond

January 17, 2014

Conference on the relationship between technology, accountability and democracy with a focus on South Asia

Redistributive Colonialism: Caste, Conflict and Development in India

December 5, 2013

Abstract: Prior work on colonialism has shown that colonial institutions can influence modern developments outcomes, but has not examined the distributional effect of colonialism within societies....

Controlling "Last-Mile" Corruption Through Open Governance

November 22, 2013

AbstractTo what extent can information and technology be used to eliminate government corruption?

People

Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL Professor of the Practice, Law
Larry Diamond Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Radhika Jain Asia Health Policy Postdoctoral Fellow, 2019-21
Tannis Thorlakson Ph.D. student, Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources
Melissa Hanham Affiliate
Anja Manuel Anja Manuel Affiliate
Jason Reinhardt Affiliate
Frank Pabian Affiliate
Philip Reiner Philip J. Reiner Affiliate
Piya C. Sorcar Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR
Sannia Abdullah Sannia Abdullah Affiliate