October 19, 2012
Frank Wolak was appointed to the Emissions Market Assessment Committee (EMAC) of the California Air Resources Board.
October 19, 2012
Frank Wolak was interviewed by reporter Anne Makovec of CBS5 of San Francisco about California’s high gasoline prices and how the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) is likely to impact the price of transportation fuels in California.
October 19, 2012
Expanding food production and even alleviating poverty does not guarantee food security, health and nutrition. Food and nutrition policy expert Per Pinstrup-Andersen looks at the linkages between food systems and global health and nutrition at last week's Global Food Policy and Food Security symposium series.
October 19, 2012
ARD is looking for a full-time researcher to work on our new project "Entrepreneurship after the Arab Spring", focusing on Egypt and Tunisia.
October 18, 2012
CISAC affiliated faculty member Martin Hellman and affiliate Whitfield Diffie are among the 11 inaugural inductees to the .
October 17, 2012
With the third and final debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney set to focus on foreign policy, researchers from the Freeman Spogli Institute ask the questions they want answered and explain what voters should listen for and what they need to keep in mind.
October 12, 2012
CISAC Faculty Member Amy Zegart outlines how 50 years after the Cuban Missile Crisis, the CIA and other intelligence agencies still operate in an organizational and psychological mindset that favors consensus and consistency. These "invisible pressures" led to intelligence failures in Cuba in 1962 and Iraq in 2002.
October 12, 2012
Negotiations between the government of Colombia and the largest insurgent group in the country, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, began in Oslo on Oct. 17. In a New York Times piece co-authored by Michael Albertus, an assistant professor of political science at the University of Chicago and a 2011-2012 post-doctoral fellow at CDDRL, the authors argue that land reform is central to ending the 50-year conflict and bringing peace to the country.
October 11, 2012
Thursday, October 11th is World Sight Day, which raises global awareness about eye care. It also marked the official launch of the “Seeing is Learning” project.
October 10, 2012
Following the recent Stanford Kyoto Trans-Asian Dialogue, Gerhard Casper, Stanford president emeritus and current FSI director, spoke with the Asahi Shimbun about the need for Japanese students to study abroad and for universities to be given more autonomy.