Public Sector

Man walking by an advertisement for the 2012 Democratic National Convention
September 8, 2014
A study shows that political identity often trumps a voter's desire for compromise.
Stanford GSB on YouTube -
June 12, 2014
A scholar explains why U.S. politicians are incentivized to react to crises rather than take proactive steps to mitigate them — and what can be done to fix the problem.
Stanford GSB on YouTube -
May 13, 2014
In an interview with Stanford economist Renee Bowen, Rwandan President Paul Kagame discusses the nation's economic transformation in the 20 years since the 1994 genocide.
Authenticating fingerprints as part of India's biometrics program
May 1, 2014
A Stanford professor scrutinizes India’s epic biometric program.
General Stanley McChrystal
April 15, 2014
In a Stanford GSB presentation, the retired general explains how to succeed in a rapidly changing environment.
Project Syndicate -
April 4, 2014
Writing for Project Syndicate, two scholars explore the relationship between a country’s economic performance and how “functional” its government is.
Eric Schmidt, Condoleezza Rice, and Jared Cohen before their talk at Stanford GSB
March 26, 2014
Condoleezza Rice and Google’s Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen discuss communication technologies, foreign policy, and geopolitics.
The Washington Post -
February 12, 2014
Writing in the Washington Post, two political scientists explore how media coverage of political polarization shapes public opinion.
U.S. Social Security checks
January 28, 2014
Game theory shows why "discretionary" spending programs lead to more self-interested behavior by politicians than "mandatory" spending programs.
Students and teacher in a school
November 11, 2013
A Stanford scholar presents the first experimental evidence that employers get what they pay for.
General Stanley McChrystal
April 15, 2014
In a Stanford GSB presentation, the retired general explains how to succeed in a rapidly changing environment.
Eric Schmidt, Condoleezza Rice, and Jared Cohen before their talk at Stanford GSB
March 26, 2014
Condoleezza Rice and Google’s Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen discuss communication technologies, foreign policy, and geopolitics.
Argentine Politicians
October 2, 2013
How Fundación RAP builds bridges across party lines.
George P. Shultz
September 24, 2013
The scholar, diplomat, and businessman discusses America's role in the world.
Hidehiko Yuzaki, governor of Hiroshima Prefecture
April 26, 2013
The governor of Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, discusses the value of persistence and humility in entrepreneurship.
Fahd Al-Rasheed
March 25, 2013
A conversation with the CEO of the company that's developing Saudi Arabia's new King Abdullah Economic City.
Economist Edward Lazear
February 15, 2013
Economist Edward Lazear says Congress and the president must focus on policies that encourage greater investment.
Chrstina Romer and Keith Hennessey Debating at the Commonwealth Club
January 31, 2013
Keith Hennessey and Christina Romer debate the debt ceiling, federal deficit, and growth at the Commonwealth Club of California.
European Central Bank President Draghi
November 19, 2012
Can the eurozone fix itself in the absence of a catastrophe?
Media filmining political candidate
November 5, 2012
A Stanford GSB student's new company could make voting decisions more like online shopping.
Man walking by an advertisement for the 2012 Democratic National Convention
September 8, 2014
A study shows that political identity often trumps a voter's desire for compromise.
Authenticating fingerprints as part of India's biometrics program
May 1, 2014
A Stanford professor scrutinizes India’s epic biometric program.
U.S. Social Security checks
January 28, 2014
Game theory shows why "discretionary" spending programs lead to more self-interested behavior by politicians than "mandatory" spending programs.
Students and teacher in a school
November 11, 2013
A Stanford scholar presents the first experimental evidence that employers get what they pay for.
Debate in Sierra Leone
October 22, 2013
Research in Sierra Leone offers insights into how to help voters elect better leaders, dampen ethnic rivalries, and strengthen democracy.
Assistant Professor of Finance Francisco Pérez-González
August 9, 2013
A novel tax-reform strategy in Europe reduces subsidies for taking on debt.
a little girl cleaning the kitchen
July 23, 2013
Childhood inexperience with household chores may help shape political views.
Merchandise from the 2012 presidential campaign.
February 13, 2013
Stanford GSB's Neil Malhotra says political affiliation rivals education level as one of the most important factors in identifying a potential mate.
revised speech
January 7, 2013
A group of scholars propose a plan that could put a brake on health care spending.
Image of stock trader
May 14, 2012
Why bankers like leverage—and what that could mean for the global financial system.