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Look Beyond GDP to Measure Prosperity, Urges Amit Kapoor

February 2020

When economists, policymakers, and media commentators discuss growth or compare living standards across countries, they typically turn to a single measure: Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

Karen Eggleston Examines China’s Looming Demographic Crisis, in Fateful Decisions

February 2020

China has tremendous resources, both human and financial, but it may now be facing a perfect storm of challenges.

Task Force: Not Enough Evidence to Recommend Screening for Cognitive Impairment in Elderly

February 2020

More evidence-based research is needed before the U.S.

How to Beat a Populist

February 2020

"Democrats don’t need to peddle in falsehood or invective to find lively and creative ways to communicate their message of hope, inspiration, and concrete policy alternatives, and to do so with...

Spring 2020 Session of Stanford e-Japan Online Course Begins

February 2020

The Stanford University Scholars Program for Japanese High School Students or “Stanford e-Japan” is an online course sponsored by the Yanai Tadashi Foundation and the Stanford Program on...

Francis Fukuyama: Populism is a threat to democracy

February 2020

Countries retreating into closed systems and deciding to protect only their own groups could prevent international cooperation on climate change issues which is the only way to avert climate...

What You Need To Know About the Coronavirus

February 2020

The coronavirus — officially known as COVID-19 — has infected more than 75,000 people and killed more than 2,000 since it was first identified in Wuhan, China, in late December.

Ukraine: Six Years After the Maidan

February 2020

/*-->*/ February 21 marks the sixth anniversary of the end of Ukraine’s Maidan Revolution. Three months of largely peaceful protests concluded in a spasm of deadly violence.

SPICE/Stanford and Hiroshima

February 2020

In 2019, SPICE established two new online courses for students in Hiroshima—one for MBA students and one for high school students.

Leaving Afghanistan: Pulling out without Pulling the Rug out

February 2020

/*-->*/ The United States must at some point depart from Afghanistan and bring this costly “forever war” to a conclusion. With over 2,400 U.S.

APARC Names 2020-21 Postdoctoral Fellows

February 2020

APARC is pleased to announce that two young scholars, Jeffrey Weng and Nhu Truong, have been selected as our 2020-21 Shorenstein postdoctoral fellows on contemporary Asia. They will begin their...

Domestic Policies, Not Trade Politics, Explain China’s Economic Slowdown, Says Economic Expert Nicholas Lardy

February 2020

The signing of President Trump’s Phase One trade deal with China has rekindled speculations about the future of the world’s second-largest economy.

Indo-Pacific Security Expert Arzan Tarapore Named Research Scholar at APARC

February 2020

Shorenstein APARC is pleased to announce that Arzan Tarapore has been appointed a research scholar supporting the Center’s efforts to promote policy-relevant research, education, and public...

Senior Huawei Official Acknowledges Ability to Clandestinely Access Mobile Networks

February 2020

/*-->*/ While everyone was distracted with Justice Department controversies and the New Hampshire primary, a senior Huawei official has conceded that the company can clandestinely access users’...

Ukraine may not yet escape US domestic politics

February 2020

Ukraine unhappily found itself at the center of the impeachment drama that played out in Washington last fall and during the first weeks of 2020. That threatened the resiliency of the U.S.-Ukraine...

Stanford-Hiroshima Collaborative Program on Entrepreneurship: Reflections

February 2020

Last fall, SPICE provided me an opportunity to design and organize its first post-collegiate online course.

China and East Asian Security Expert Oriana Skylar Mastro to Become FSI’s Newest Center Fellow

February 2020

The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) at Stanford University is pleased to announce that Oriana Skylar Mastro has been appointed an FSI Center Fellow.

Iowa caucuses did one thing right: Require paper ballots

February 2020

/*-->*/ “As the confusion that was the Iowa caucuses unfolds, there will be a lot of questions about what happened and how to avoid it in the future.

How to Fix Democracy | Larry Diamond

February 2020

"Freedom is inseparable from human dignity," says LarryDiamond for Bertelsmann Foundation talks on "How to Fix Democracy." The crisis is “bad, deepening, accelerating,” but he suggests several...

Coronavirus Crisis Exposes Fundamental Tension in Governing China, Says Stanford Sociologist and China Expert Xueguang Zhou

February 2020

Organizational sociology may not be the first academic field people tend to look to for an explanation of the origins of a public health crisis such as the spreading Wuhan coronavirus, but from the...

Pompeo visited Ukraine. Good. What next?

February 2020

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spent January 31 in Kyiv underscoring American support for Ukraine, including in its struggle against Russian aggression.

Don't Let New START Die

February 2020

The 2010 New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) expires in one year. Unfortunately, President Trump’s attitude seems to reflect disinterest, if not antipathy.

Stanford Experts Publish Recommendations to Safeguard Democratic Elections Around the World

February 2020

A Q&A with Professor Stephen Stedman, who serves as the Secretary General of the Kofi Annan Commission on Elections and Democracy in the Digital Age.Stephen Stedman, a Senior Fellow at the...

Russia Is Updating Its Nuclear Weapons: What Does That Mean for the Rest of Us?

January 2020

This article originally appeared on the website of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where Rose Gottemoeller is a nonresident senior fellow in Carnegie’s Nuclear Policy Program.

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David Relman Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Eileen Donahoe Lecturer, CDDRL
Colin H. Kahl Senior Fellow Steven C. Házy Senior Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow, FSI, Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB
Alice Underwood Research Scholar
Jacquelyn Schneider Jacquelyn Schneider Hoover Fellow
Brett McGurk Lecturer
Matthew Kohrman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Associate Professor, Anthropology
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