A Stanford economics scholar found that people increase their savings when they use retirement income projections and have access to detailed information about the benefits of saving now for use later.
A Stanford faculty fellow argues that America and Europe should recognize Vladimir Putin's true motivations in Ukraine.
Economic historian Gavin Wright's latest research illustrates how the civil rights revolution of the 1960s achieved economic improvements that stimulated growth for an entire region.
Political scientist Amy Zegart argues that the notion of an American foreign policy grand strategy in the post-9/11 world is a relic of Cold War thinking.
Under a hypothetical carbon tax, the poor would pay as a percentage of income more than twice what the richest households pay. Economist's findings suggest a fairer way to regulate greenhouse gases.
A Stanford historian argues that the Ukrainian crisis reflects a deep desire among many people in that country for a more democratic, pro-Western government and economy. But the future is unclear.
Stanford University's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education co-sponsored the Dalai Lama's visit to Silicon Valley for a talk on business, ethics and compassion.
Stanford research has found that high-quality English instruction helps student performances across other subjects – including math – in future years.
Stanford research studies how people in jobs and the unemployed value free time. Both groups experience greater emotional well-being on weekends and have declines as the workweek begins.
$10 million grant program is part of the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies.
An economics professor and a venture capitalist describe challenges facing users of the new digital currrency and the future of such currencies on the international scene.
The United States faces an all-time high waiting list for donor organs. Stanford Professor Alvin Roth, recipient of the 2012 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, suggests ways make organs, specifically kidneys, more available.
Exposure to child-directed speech sharpens infants' language processing skills and can predict future success.
Stanford experts argue that only a truly peaceful nuclear energy program can bring Iran the prosperity and innovation it deserves. The new Iranian leadership might be listening.
In a new workshop at the Stanford Humanities Center, scholars from a range of disciplines explore how historical and cultural analysis offers crucial insight about our capitalist economy.