Centers & Research Initiatives

Stanford GSB encourages and enables faculty research, curriculum development, and interaction among academic disciplines.

We provide tailored programs and services responsive to the needs of faculty members, including:

  • Facilitated connections to industry leaders
  • Research design, analysis, and dissemination
  • Curriculum development
  • Event management for webinars, seminars, roundtables and conferences
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CES is building a community of entrepreneurs through research, course development, and experiential learning.

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CSI educates the future leaders of social and environmental change.

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CGRI examines issues facing corporations and their boards, including compensation, governance, and CEO succession.

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CASI explores the effects of corporations in the world.

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EBI examines the challenges and opportunities for the electricity, transportation, and industrial sectors that emerge from the transition to a decarbonized energy future.

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The lab uses technology and social science to support and guide innovation in the social sector and address economic inequality.

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PII focuses a lens on the interplay of government policy and disruptive innovation.

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SLEI explores and expands knowledge of Latino entrepreneurship and its impact on the U.S. economy.

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VCII works to advance the understanding of how technology, sustainability, and trade are driving innovation in business, industries, and value chains.

VCI brings together faculty, staff, students, and practitioners to advance and promote research and teaching on innovation and venture capital.