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Assessing & Improving the Quality of Higher Education

An International Comparative Study University attendance is increasing around the world, but are graduates learning the essential skills required to succeed in the workforce and grow the economy?...
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China's New Normal

China’s leaders now acknowledge the reality of much slower growth, and refer to it as the “new normal”.  But what does this mean, and what will be the consequences?  Exports have slowed, but can...
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Program on Human Rights

The Program on Human Rights (PHR) at Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) will be phasing out its program in 2015 with the retirement of PHR’s Director Helen...
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European Security Initiative Lecture Series

Educating and involving the Stanford community is a critical part of the European Security Initiative.  Stanford faculty, students, staff, visitors and neighbors are warmly welcome to attend this...
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CDDRL Special Events

The CDDRL special events draw scholars and practitioners to the Center to comment on the most relevant and timely topics impacting the field of democracy, development, and the rule of law.
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Poverty Alleviation through Sustainable Palm Oil Production

This project focuses on private and public sector strategies for promoting sustainable palm oil, with sustainability defined by environmental, social, and economic objectives.
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Online course on technology for accountability launches in English and Arabic

The Program on Liberation Technology (LibTech) at Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law together with the National Democratic Institute (NDI) are proud to launch a free...
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Empowering Women Leaders

Sweeping reforms of Indian government institutions created space for women’s political inclusion at an unprecedented scale.
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The Deliberative Poll at the Internet Governance Forum 2015

The Deliberative Poll at the Internet Governance Forum 2015 (DP@IGF2015) project is a joint initiative between CDDRL's Program on Liberation Technology and the Center for Deliberative Democracy.
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Center on the Demography and Economics of Health and Aging

Visit the CDEHA website at https://cdeha.stanford.edu
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U.S.-Asia Security Initiative

Launched in summer 2015, the U.S.-Asia Security Initiative (USASI) was founded at the Walter H.
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Adapting the Future Elderly Model to Japan

This project adapts the Future Elderly Model (FEM), a demographic and economic Markov microsimulation model that projects the health conditions and functional status of an elderly population, to...
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Empirical Evidence on Wealth Inequalities and Health in Developing Countries

This study aims to assess the extent to which wealth accurately proxies health status in low- and middle-income countries.
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Leadership Academy for Development Workshops

The Leadership Academy for Development (LAD) trains government officials and business leaders from developing countries to help the private sector be a constructive force for economic growth and...
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European Security Initiative

Stanford Initiative on European SecurityWith Russia’s annexation of Crimea and intervention in eastern Ukraine in 2014, Europe is facing the greatest challenge to its stability and security since...
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Innovations in Primary Care

The Asia Health Policy Program is hosting a series of events in China and at Stanford during the 2014-15 academic year focusing on the topic of innovations in primary care, thanks to generous...
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Community Perceptions of Public Security and Policing in Rio Favelas

BACKGROUNDIn attempts to complement the ongoing work on police use of violence and the pacification policy conducted by the Program on Poverty and Governance for the past three years (for this...
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An Impact Evaluation of the Pacifying Police Units (UPPs)

BACKGROUNDSince 2008, Rio de Janeiro has implemented a new public security policy called the “Pacification”, a police strategy with full support from the Federal government that aims to improve the...
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Randomized Control Evaluation of Body-Worn Cameras

BACKGROUNDPolice use of deadly force in Brazil is extraordinary compared to the US.
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Network for Youth Agency: A Program Evaluation

BACKGROUNDCharacterized as a notorious case study of urban violence in Latin America, Rio de Janeiro slums (known as favelas) have long been home to dangerous drug factions.
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Understanding Police Use of Force in Rio de Janeiro

BACKGROUNDIn 2008, Rio de Janeiro's government introduced an unprecedented security policy called “pacification,” a police strategy with full support from the federal government that aims to...
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LAD Case Studies

The case studies below are integral teaching tools for the Leadership Academy for Development workshops conducted around the world.
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Development of Quality Indicators for the Home and Community-Based Services Population

The  Quality Indicators (QIs) for Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Population are intended to reflect the health and well-being of beneficiaries receiving HCBS through state Medicaid...
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Dr. Jean C. Oi Jean C. Oi Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
2214 small C RICEMI60239 004078r5X7 Condoleezza Rice Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Political Science, Professor, Management, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Kathryn Stoner Kathryn Stoner Senior Fellow, Senior Fellow (by courtesy), Hoover Institution, Professor (by courtesy), Political Science
man smiling Cameron Tracy Research Scholar
Amr Hamzawy Headshot Amr Hamzawy Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL
rsd19 072 0081a Harold Trinkunas Senior Research Scholar
Didi Kuo Didi Kuo Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL, Associate Director for Research, CDDRL Academic Research & Program Manager, American Democracy in Comparative Perspective
Rose Gottemoeller Rose Gottemoeller Steven C. Házy Lecturer
hrmcmaster H.R. McMaster Bernard and Susan Liautaud Visiting Fellow
rsd18 083 0009a Alex Stamos Director, Stanford Internet Observatory
Bonica Pic Adam Bonica Affiliated Faculty, CDDRL Associate Professor, Political Science
Dr. Hongbin Li Hongbin Li Senior Fellow Co-director, SCCEI