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Professor Emeritus Albert Dien Delivers Final Lecture

July 2021

On June 29, 2021, Stanford Professor Emeritus Albert Dien, East Asian Languages and Culture, delivered his last lecture.

High School Students in China and the United States Collaborate

July 2021

Students in SPICE’s China Scholars and Stanford e-China Programs meet in virtual classrooms.

The Strategist Reviews Scott Rozelle's Book, 'Invisible China'

July 2021

"[Rozelle and Hell's] fresh book, Invisible China, focuses on an issue that has received little attention, China’s vast, isolated and long-neglected rural population. As the authors see it...

The Guardian: 'Poverty Divides Us': Gap Between Rich and Poor Poses Threat to China

July 2021

Xi Jinping himself has warned China’s wealth gap is not only economic but political and could threaten party’s legitimacy. Scott Rozelle is quoted sharing just how rare it is for someone in China to...

Highlights from the 2021 Sejong Korea Scholars Program

June 2021

Twenty-three students completed SPICE’s 2021 Sejong Korea Scholars Program.

Aljazeera: As China’s Communist Party Turns 100, Economic Challenges Loom

June 2021

"As the ruling Communist Party celebrates its 100th anniversary this week, China’s leaders face formidable economic challenges, from falling birth rates and income inequality to rural-urban...

Scholarship, Autonomy, and Purpose: Issues in Indonesian Studies

June 2021

Southeast Asia Program Director Donald K. Emmerson delivers a keynote address at the American Institute for Indonesian Studies–Michigan State University Conference on Indonesian Studies.

Reimagining Public Health

June 2021

Guest author Maiya Evans reflects on her EPIC project, which challenges students to reimagine public health.

Financial Times: China Must Pivot to Consumption-Led Growth or Risk Decline

June 2021

Author George Magnus, Research Associate at Oxford University’s China Centre, features research from Scott Rozelle in this Financial Times letter.

The Wire China: Scott Rozelle on China's Rural Problem

June 2021

In this article by the Wire Scott Rozelle, SCCEI Co-Director and development economist, talks about the middle income trap, educating China's children, and why we should all want China's...

Master’s in International Policy Class of 2021 Celebrates Graduation

June 2021

At the program’s second virtual graduation ceremony, Professor Jeremy Weinstein praised students for their perseverance and desire to enter public service during a globally redefining moment in...

SPICE’s Educational Offerings on Korea

June 2021

SPICE offers a series of Korea-focused lesson plans, an online course for U.S. high school students, and teacher professional development opportunities.

The Globe and Mail: China's Aging-Population Crisis is a Mess of its Own Making

June 2021

"Other countries might be able to address their shrinking workforce by replacing quantity with quality. But according to Invisible China, a new book by Scott Rozelle and Natalie Hell, the...

Aljazeera: Despite Three-Child Policy, Many in China Can't Afford More Kids

June 2021

This article features Scott Rozelle's research on China's demographics and labor force in China. Rozelle's work indicates that China has a lower quality work force "because China...

The Globe and Mail: China Prizes Education, So Why are Some Children Still Left Behind?

June 2021

Author Nathan Vanderklippe quotes Scott Rozelle and references his research about the need for improved parenting education in rural China to reduce the number of cognitively delayed babies across...

The Manila Times: Can '3-Child Policy' Solve China's Shrinking Workforce and Aging Population caused by Decades of Female Scarcity?

June 2021

The Manila Times references Scott Rozelle's newest book "Invisible China" while discussing China's ability, or lack there of, to replace its aging labor force.

Webinar to Explore Native and Indigenous Studies in the Classroom

June 2021

Navajo, Native Hawaiian, and Ainu educators will join together on June 18 to examine the state of Indigenous studies.

VoxChina: "Invisible China: Hundreds of Millions of Rural Underemployed May Slow China’s Growth"

June 2021

According to World Bank data, only a handful of economies have risen from middle to high income since 1960. But a large group of countries has remained middle income for decades, seemingly unable to...

2021 Education Partnership for Internationalizing Curriculum Symposium

June 2021

On Saturday, May 22, 2021, SPICE’s Jonas Edman moderated two panels during the 2021 EPIC Fellowship Program Symposium for community college educators.

Foreign Affairs: 'China's Inconvenient Truth' Features Scott Rozelle's Research

May 2021

In this piece written by Hoover senior fellow Elizabeth Economy for Foreign Affairs, Economy highlight's Scott Rozelle's research detailing the lack of educational opportunities—in terms of...

The Economist: Education in China is Becoming Increasingly Unfair to the Poor

May 2021

SCCEI director Scott Rozelle's research on the disadvantages to the hukou education system in China is featured in this article published in "The Economist." Rozelle is quoted saying...

Stanford e-Entrepreneurship Japan: Fostering Innovative Ways to Address Social Issues

May 2021

The following reflection is a guest post written by Naho Abe, an alumna of Stanford e-Entrepreneurship Japan.

What Does It Mean to Be an American?: Reflections from Students (Part 4)

May 2021

Reflections of eight students on the website "What Does It Mean to Be an American?"

Announcing the Honorees of SPICE’s 2020–21 Regional Programs in Japan

May 2021

Congratulations to the eight student honorees from Hiroshima Prefecture, Kawasaki City, Oita Prefecture, and Tottori Prefecture.

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Carlos Schmidt-Padilla Carlos Schmidt-Padilla Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford Impact Labs (SIL), affiliated with PovGov at CDDRL
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