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Taxing the Rich Book Cover
Mar 17 2016 | Posted In: Faculty, Research
In today's social climate of acknowledged and growing inequality, why are there not greater efforts to tax the rich? In this wide-ranging and provocative book, Kenneth Scheve and David Stasavage ask when and why countries tax their wealthiest citizens—and their answers may surprise you.
Storm Erwin
Feb 23 2016 | Posted In: Announcements, Research
Can poor crisis response in the face of a natural disaster shift long-standing party support for the long-term? According to research by Lina Erikkson, it can.  Eriksson, The Europe Center's Visiting Student Researcher, is a Fulbright Scholar who is visiting Stanford from Uppsala University and the...
Jan 19 2016 | Posted In: Announcements, Research
A report by Stanford legal experts criticizes the trial proceedings and judgment of two Khmer Rouge leaders who were convicted in 2014 for the Cambodian genocide of the 1970s. BY KENDRA DAVIDSON AND BETHANY AUGLIERE  
Dec 8 2015 | Posted In: Faculty, Research
Check out the latest publications from SGS-affiliated faculty in 2015: Afghan Modern: The History of a Global Nation Harvard University Press, September 2015
Photo of Xiang Zhai
Aug 6 2015 | Posted In: Announcements, Research, Students
Friction between China and Japan over sovereignty for the resource-rich Diaoyu Islands has escalated in recent years. Research by East Asian Studies graduate student Xiang Zhai reveals new details about the dispute that might help resolve it. A desolate chain of small, rocky islands in the East...