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 Scholarly Publications

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陕南农村地区6~12 月龄婴儿贫血的风险因素分析

August 2016

[摘要] 目的 探讨陕南农村地区6~12 月龄婴儿的贫血发生情况及其风险因素。方法 采用问卷调查方法收集陕南农村地区6~12 月龄婴儿的个人和家庭基本情况、喂养行为信息,并测定血红蛋白含量。采用多因素logistic 逐步回归法分析婴儿贫血发生的风险因素。结果 共有1 802 例婴儿及其家庭参与该调查,有效样本 1 770 例。

Delivering public services effectively: Tamil Nadu & Beyond

November 2014

Foreword by Jean Drèze   About the book There is a wide diversity in the provision of public services in India.

大中华区的创新探索

June 2012

由中国科学技术发展战略研究院产业所刘军、严军琦等联合翻译的《大中华区的创新探索》于2012年出版。

工作团队

James Ellis James O. Ellis Jr. Affiliate