Conflict in Ukraine
Stanford experts weigh in on the Ukrainian crisis
From the November 2013 public protests in Kiev to Russia’s military intervention in Crimea, FSI scholars have been monitoring developments throughout the region. Since stepping down last month as Washington’s ambassador to Moscow, Michael McFaul has returned to Stanford where he continues to analyze the unfolding crisis. Follow McFaul, Kathryn Stoner, Norman Naimark and Gail Lapidus as the FSI senior fellows share their expertise and insights into the situation. Read more »
World Trade and Global Governance
Christine Lagarde says she is optimistic that the world’s economic leaders are committed to taking the steps that will guard against another large-scale financial collapse. But she’s worried that unless more sustainable jobs are created, economic disparities will increase.
November 25, 2013
Journal Article: "Have the poor always been less likely to migrate? Evidence from inheritance practices during the Age of Mass Migration," written by Ran Abramitzky, Leah Boustan, and Katherine Eriksson