International News from Stanford University - 2017
Francois Diaz-Maurin, a visiting scholar at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, analyzes Catalonia’s referendum attempt, the Spanish government’s response and the impact these events could have across Europe.
Stanford scholars Gi-Wook Shin and Michael R. Auslin discuss options for the United States as it contends with North Korea’s nuclear aspirations.
Using satellite imagery, a team of Stanford researchers has designed a mapping tool with the potential to transform brick manufacturing across South Asia. If successful, their efforts could reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants from brick kilns and lead to dramatic benefits for human and environmental health.
New research by Stanford economist Ran Abramitzky studies Norwegian immigrants to the U.S. during the late 19th and early 20th centuries who chose to return to Europe. Return migrants hailed from poorer backgrounds but ended up holding higher-paid occupations back home.
News Item A look at health care reform — in China
The struggles with health insurance reform here in the United States piqued my curiosity about what we co
Rising nations such as China and India are seeking to play a greater role in the world’s most influential international organizations. How these organizations accommodate rising powers is at the heart of Stanford Professor Phillip Lipscy’s new book.
Formerly bound to the African continent, recent cases of Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV) in western nations and China warrant increased vigilance given the viruses’ potentially devastating effects on local and national economies, Stanford researchers have said.