Stanford’s researchers have created resources about data gathering for people working in the anti-human trafficking field, including best practices about getting responsible and reliable data when working with hidden and vulnerable populations.
As businesses go global, it pays to understand the beliefs underpinning behaviors that might seem strange. Learning and honoring the way people in other countries treat each other is just the tip of a cultural iceberg.
By comparing historical temperature and suicide data, researchers found a strong correlation between warm weather and increased suicides. They estimate climate change could lead to suicide rate increases across the U.S. and Mexico.
Stanford psychologist Ian H. Gotlib discusses the psychological effects of early-life stress and parental separation. Gotlib’s research has shown that children need their parents for their own emotional well-being.
A study by Stanford scholar Jennifer Pan shows how citizen complaints posted publicly online in a Chinese city are concealed from upper-level authorities when they implicate lower-tier officials or associates connected to lower-tier officials through patronage ties.