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Kenya

Assessing the Impact of Digital Marketing Training for Entrepreneurs in Kenya

This research addresses the critical question of how to spur business growth among small-scale entrepreneurs in Kenya that lack knowledge of how to leverage digital technologies for growth (e.g., digital marketing, online sales).

Deadline: February 6th, 2019

Offered by Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development

  • Research
  • Cardinal Quarter Eligible
Mexico

Randomized Experiment with Small Scale Retailers in Mexico to Study Impact of Modernization (Customer-facing, Back-End and Technological) on Business Performance

This explores how to grow and modernize small-scale retailers in Mexico by  examining how to stimulate growth and modernization with the aim of achieving both broad (economic/social outcomes) and deep (jobs/sustainable household) impact. 

Deadline: February 6th, 2019

Offered by Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development

  • Research
  • Cardinal Quarter Eligible
Ghana, Uganda

Exploring Stakeholder Views and Strategies to Improve Sustainability of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Services in Rural Healthcare Facilities in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

This research project is to understand the components and map the barriers that lead to sustainability of clean water, sanitation, and hygiene services across rural, low-resourced healthcare facilities.

Deadline: February 6th, 2019

Offered by Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development

  • Research
  • Cardinal Quarter Eligible
Malawi

Mobile-izing Community Health Workers in Malawi

This research project aims at evaluating a novel technological intervention designed to facilitate community health workers activities, improve adherence, and improve surveillance in Malawi.

Deadline: February 6th, 2019

Offered by Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development

  • Research
Thailand

The Impact of Technology-based Rapid Hiring in Entrepreneurial Ventures

One of the major challenges for entrepreneurs is hiring the initial team to turn their ideas into prototypes and initial products. Particularly, for those not located in the epicenter of entrepreneurial activities, it becomes a major trial.

Deadline: February 6th, 2019

Offered by Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development

  • Research
Ethiopia

Mapping the Evolution of Firms in Urban Ethiopia

The Stanford Economic Development Research Initiative (SEDRI) intends to analysize the large set of issues that are peculiar to cities experiencing rapid economic growth as well as high urbanization rates and urban sprawl.

Deadline: February 6th, 2019

Offered by Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development

  • Research
  • Cardinal Quarter Eligible
Global

2019-2020 Graduate Student Fellowships on Global Poverty and Development

The Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development offers graduate student fellowships for the 2019-2020 academic year that provide up to three quarters of fellowship support in the form of tuition and a graduate student stipend to qualified Stanford student applicants (PhD students with TGR status) pursuing dissertation research on topics related to global poverty and development.

Most funding is reserved for Stanford graduate students in their final year who are completing their dissertations.

Deadline: April 15th, 2019

Offered by Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development

  • Research
Global

The 2018-2019 Ronald I. McKinnon Memorial Fellowship

This fellowship honors Stanford Professor Ronald McKinnon’s memory by funding outstanding undergraduate and graduate research projects in the areas of international economics, international finance, and economic development.

Deadline: March 3rd, 2019

Offered by Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development

  • Research
Global

2018-2019 Graduate Student Research Funding

Graduate Student Research Funding supports faculty-supervised Stanford doctoral student research activities, particularly field-based work on global poverty and economic development in middle- and low-income countries. 

Deadline: April 15th, 2019

Offered by Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development

  • Research
Indonesia

Blasphemy Laws and Discrimination in Indonesia

This project will involve research leading to training tools and policy recommendations on the full range of human rights issues and their interaction with the Indonesian Electronic Communications Law and the Criminal Defamation Law.

Deadline: February 6th, 2019

Offered by Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development

  • Research
  • Cardinal Quarter Eligible
Cote D'Ivoire

Socioeconomic Impacts of Urbanization in Côte d'Ivoire

The Stanford Economic Development Research Initiative (SEDRI) intends to analysize the large set of issues that are peculiar to cities experiencing rapid economic growth as well as high urbanization rates and urban sprawl.

Deadline: February 6th, 2019

Offered by Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development

  • Research
India

The Kakatiya Sandbox in India

The Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development will offer undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to work at the Kakatiya Sandbox in Nizamabad, Telangana, India for four weeks (during July or August, yet to be determined) in the summer of 2018.  

More information about the Kakatiya Sandbox is available on its website and applicants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with this initiative.

Submissions are closed.

Offered by Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development

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  • Research
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