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Governance

FSI's research on the origins, character and consequences of government institutions spans continents and academic disciplines. The institute’s senior fellows and their colleagues across Stanford examine the principles of public administration and implementation. Their work focuses on how maternal health care is delivered in rural China, how public action can create wealth and eliminate poverty, and why U.S. immigration reform keeps stalling. Looking more broadly at these issues, FSI’s Governance Project works on measuring the quality of governance and assessing a country’s ability to deliver public services.

FSI’s work includes comparative studies of how institutions help resolve policy and societal issues. Scholars aim to clearly define and make sense of the rule of law, examining how it is invoked and applied around the world. One project explores how authoritarian and democratic regimes can encourage or suppress economic development. Meanwhile, the European Governance project looks at governance issues on a single continent.

FSI researchers also investigate government services – trying to understand and measure how they work, whom they serve and how good they are. They assess energy services aimed at helping the poorest people around the world and explore public opinion on torture policies. The Children in Crisis project addresses how child health interventions interact with political reform. Specific research on governance, organizations and security capitalizes on FSI's longstanding interests and looks at how governance and organizational issues affect a nation’s ability to address security and international cooperation.

Scholarly Publications

Implementation of Basel III: Economic Impacts and Policy Challenges in the United States, Japan, and the European Union

December 2013

This paper discusses economic impacts and policy challenges related to implementing Basel III, the new international standard of banking regulation, in the United States, Japan, and the European...

News

Shorenstein APARC releases annual Center Overview for 2014-15

November 2015

As we look toward year 2016, the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center documents highlights from the 2014-15 academic year.

Corporate Affiliates Program welcomes 2015-16 fellows

September 2015

As the new academic year gets underway, the Walter H.

US-Asia Security Initiative to address geopolitical challenges

June 2015

Stanford University’s Walter H.

Events

Research Presentations (session 2 of 5) - Morishige, Nishita and Sado

March 30, 2017

The format of this presentation is each of the three speakers will have approximately 15 minutes to present their research.  This will be followed by a short period of 5-10 minutes for any...

Research Presentation - Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellows

November 19, 2013

Il Rae Cho, "Preparing Financially for Aging and Retirement" Recently, many issues related to aging have become more serious in both economic and social aspects all over the world.

Research Presentations (1 of 5) - Hanai, Nakagawa, Suzuki and Wang

May 15, 2013

** We are currently experiencing some problems with our online RSVP system.  If you have any difficulty registering for this event, please send an email directly to the organizer, Denise Masumoto,...

People

Hiroto Akai Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellow, 2017-18, Ministry of Finance - Japan
Hiroshi Nishinaka Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellow, 2017-18, Ishin Co. Ltd.