International Development

International Development

FSI researchers consider international development from a variety of angles. They analyze ideas such as how public action and good governance are cornerstones of economic prosperity in Mexico and how investments in high school education will improve China’s economy.

They are looking at novel technological interventions to improve rural livelihoods, like the development implications of solar power-generated crop growing in Northern Benin.

FSI academics also assess which political processes yield better access to public services, particularly in developing countries. With a focus on health care, researchers have studied the political incentives to embrace UNICEF’s child survival efforts and how a well-run anti-alcohol policy in Russia affected mortality rates.

FSI’s work on international development also includes training the next generation of leaders through pre- and post-doctoral fellowships as well as the Draper Hills Summer Fellows Program.

Recent Events

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Developing Confident and Critical Thinkers Through Case Study Writing and Teaching

October 23, 2020

This workshop is designed to develop skills that participants can use to write public policy case studies and to develop a case library that can be used in teaching programs.

LAD Workshop: Asian Development Bank Institute 2020

October 23, 2020

This workshop is designed to develop skills that participants can use to write public policy case studies and to develop a case library that can be used in teaching programs.

Challenges to the United States: Japan in the 1980s and China today

October 14, 2020

This event is held virtually via Zoom. Please register for the webinar via the below link.

Information Session - Fisher Family CDDRL Honors Program

October 13, 2020

This event is open to Stanford undergraduate students only.  The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) will be accepting applications from eligible juniors on who are...

Transatlantic Relations in the Age of Biden

October 12, 2020

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Social Media and the Pursuit of Power in a Hybrid Regime: Evidence from Pakistan’s 2018 Election

October 12, 2020

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Stopping State Repression: An Inquiry Into Spells

October 12, 2020

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Testing the Space Governance System

October 9, 2020

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Sourcing Artificial Intelligence from Industry: What is Real [and What Isn’t]?

October 9, 2020

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Chinese State Media Partnerships in East Asia and the Pacific

October 8, 2020

Introductions will start at 2:40pm. Each presentation will be 20 minutes with a 10 minute discussion.   * Please note all CISAC events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone.

Is Ebola the “The ISIS of Disease?": When Counter-Terrorism Meets Humanitarian Medicine

October 8, 2020

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The Pentagon and Climate Change

October 8, 2020

* Please note all CISAC events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone.   Seminar Recording: https://youtu.be/0Vs_njo0TcA   About the Event: The U.S.

Weak Strongman: The Limits of Power in Putin's Russia

October 8, 2020

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Bioengineering Beyond Cells to Enable a Fair and Sustainable 21st Bio-Century

October 8, 2020

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Quantifying the “National Physique”: Deterioration, Degeneracy, and the British National Anthropometric Survey, 1904

October 8, 2020

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Losing the Long Game: The False Promise of Regime Change in the Middle East

October 8, 2020

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European Defense and Security: EU-NATO and Transatlantic Dynamics

October 8, 2020

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Strategic Publicity: Understanding U.S. Government Cyber Attribution

October 8, 2020

Introductions will start at 1:50pm. Each presentation will be 20 minutes with a 10 minute discussion.   * Please note all CISAC events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone.

Nuclear Weapons and the Birth of the Global Commons

October 8, 2020

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States of Justice: The Politics of the International Criminal Court

October 8, 2020

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Moral Choices Without Moral Language: 1950s Wargaming at The RAND Corporation

October 8, 2020

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The State From Below: Racial Authoritarianism in US Democracy

October 8, 2020

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Europe's Answer to Insecurity, Ukraine and Beyond: The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

October 8, 2020

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Remote Sensing for Environmental Security in North Korea

October 8, 2020

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People

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Dr. Thomas Fingar Thomas Fingar Lecturer at APARC
Herb Lin Herbert Lin Senior Research Scholar
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Michael Bennon Pic Michael Bennon Research Scholar, CDDRL Program Manager, Global Infrastructure Policy Research Initiative
Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
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Steve Luby Headshot Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Chonira Aturupane Headshot Chonira Aturupane Senior Research Scholar, Associate Director for Academic and Student Affairs, Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy
Dr. Hongbin Li Hongbin Li Senior Fellow Co-director, SCCEI