Research Labs and Initiatives

Stanford GSB faculty-driven research labs and initiatives foster innovation and collaboration among academics, industry leaders, and policy makers.

Research Labs

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Our mission is to identify mechanisms and policies that create thriving neighborhoods and cities, and improve the lives of all residents.

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We use technology and social science to support and guide innovation in the social sector and address economic inequality.

Research Initiatives

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

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

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Since 1996, the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies has conducted a series of studies on the performance of search funds. CES has identified and tracked more than 400 search funds raised since 1984 in the United States and Canada.