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Jim Kim gesturing in front of the microphone
Nov 3, 2015

World Bank leader Jim Yong Kim urges Stanford students and faculty to continue their efforts to eliminate poverty and improve public health globally.

Image of Malik Ghat flower market in Kolkata
Oct 27, 2015

Indian cities are bustling centers of business, yet poor sewerage networks, roads, and housing fail to meet the needs of rapidly swelling populations. India is home to nearly a fifth of the world’s population, so there much is at stake in getting urbanization right.

Nov 10, 2015

SCID Faculty Affiliate and STANCO 25 Professor of Economics Charles Jones gives the SCID Lunch Lecture.

Nov 19, 2015

This conference is jointly hosted by SCID and the International Growth Centre (IGC).

Jun 19, 2015
Can improved access to information loosen the grip of tribal allegiances and open a path to better governance? 
May 22, 2015
The fact that African management quality varies so widely indicates that best management practices aren’t diffusing effectively along business peer networks.