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Why did Japan Stop Growing?

February 2017

Japan's economy has stagnated since the early 1990s, a development that has puzzled economists within Japan and around the world. Takeo Hoshi, the Henri H.

Japan and Silicon Valley: Origins, Trajectories, and Implications

February 2017

Silicon Valley and Japan have both been important areas of innovation, and have interesting histories that have altered the course of the world; however, they have approached innovation very differently.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership

February 2017

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a free trade agreement that was signed (but not yet ratified) by 12 countries along the Pacific Rim, including Japan and the United States.

Japan's Insufficient Demand Problem

February 2017

Under normal circumstances, most people believe that saving is positive. However, high rates of savings can also mean low levels of consumption (spending), and this can hamper economic growth.

Road to Tokyo

February 2017

In 2020, Tokyo will host the Summer Olympic Games, and the city hopes to use its moment in the international spotlight to dazzle the world with its state-of-the-art facilities, technological innovations, impeccable hospitality, and Japan’s...

Doomed to Cooperate: Averting Post-Cold War Nuclear Dangers

October 2016

At the end of the Cold War, American and Russian scientists came together—overcoming political, cultural, and geographic divides—to work toward a common goal of reducing nuclear threat. In this video, Siegfried S.

Art in a Time of Crisis

July 2016

Since 2002 SPICE has collaborated with the Silk Road Project to conduct teacher professional development seminars and develop curricular materials.

Terrorism and Counterterrorism

July 2016

Stanford Professor Martha Crenshaw is a renowned expert in terrorism studies and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.

Reforming Myanmar's Health System

March 2016

In 2010, the World Health Organization (WHO) ranked Myanmar’s health system as the second-worst in the world. Its people endured short life expectancies, poor health outcomes, and the highest out-of-pocket health expenses in Southeast Asia.

Immigration and Integration: Current Research

November 2015

In this video, Jens Hainmueller, Co-Director of the Immigration and Integration Policy Lab, and Duncan Lawrence, Executive Director of the Immigration and Integration Policy Lab, explain some of the challenges created by current immigration...

Immigration and Integration: Introduction

November 2015

Immigration policy has been a very controversial and highly debated topic for decades, both in the United States and in Europe.

China Under Mao

August 2015

Andrew Walder, Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, is a political sociologist, specializing in sources of conflict, stability, and change in communist regimes and their successor states.

An Interpretive History of Japan

August 2015

An Interpretive History of Japan consists of six lectures by Professor Emeritus Daniel Okimoto from Stanford University and six corresponding lesson plans. The curriculum first reflects on the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11, 2011, the...

Rivers of Asia

June 2015

Water is essential for all life and human survival. It is necessary for all aspects of our lives including food production and security, domestic activities and sanitation, health, energy, industry, and environmental sustainability.

The Use of Lethal Force by the Police in Rio de Janeiro and the Pacification Process

May 2015

In this video, Stanford Professor Beatriz Magaloni discusses her ongoing research on police practices in the city of Rio de Janeiro.

Climate Change and Its Impact

February 2015

Research on climate change is varied and encompasses many disciplines. As more scholars examine the issue of climate change from multiple perspectives, new cause-and-effect relationships are being discovered and explored.

Climate Change and Conflict

February 2015

In Climate Change and Conflict, Center on Food Security and the Environment Fellow Marshall Burke discusses his research on the surprisingly strong relationship between climate change and conflict and the possible security implications of this...

Climate Change and Food Security

February 2015

In Climate Change and Food Security, David Lobell, Deputy Director of the Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE), defines what constitutes food security and describes how changes in climate are affecting agricultural productivity and...

My Cambodia and My Cambodian America

October 2014

In 1975, a radical new government assumed power in Cambodia and drastically transformed the country. Religion was outlawed, and money was abolished. Mass executions were sanctioned by the state.

My Cambodia

October 2014

In 1975, with the flames of civil war advancing toward Cambodia’s capital city, a young refugee named Khatharya Um fled the country on the eve of its takeover by the Khmer Rouge.

My Cambodian America

October 2014

After the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime in 1979, over 600,000 Cambodians fled to refugee camps throughout Southeast Asia.

Governance and Corruption

August 2014

“Governance and Corruption” is the inaugural video for Scholars Corner, a collection of videos featuring FSI scholars discussing contemporary issues and research in their fields of expertise.In “Governance and Corruption,” Francis Fukuyama, the...

Training teachers as a springboard for cross-cultural awareness

August 2014

Twenty-four U.S. secondary school teachers gathered at Stanford to learn about Korea's history, culture and society at the third annual Hana-Stanford Conference on Korea for U.S.

After the Darkness

April 2014

On March 11, 2011, the largest earthquake in Japan’s 2,000-year recorded history struck Japan’s northern region of Tohoku. Within minutes, a massive tsunami devastated much of the Pacific coastline of Japan, and up to 19,000 lives were lost.

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