Governance

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. 

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. 

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.

Events

CANCELLED: Balancing Collective Prosperity and Security in Asia

April 30, 2015

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Asia's regional institutions have arisen in response to myriad changes in the economic, political, and security environments facing member states.

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From Boom to Bust, and Back? The Media and the Japanese Economy

March 2015

Video and transcript from the event "From Boom to Bust, and Back?

Good Governance in South Korea: Mobilizing Citizens through Engaged Communication

October 2014

Video and transcript from the seminar, "Good Governance in South Korea: Mobilizing Citizens through Engaged Communication" with Park Won Soon, Mayor of Seoul, South Korea on Sept. 25, 2014. The event was hosted by the Walter H.

Burma's Democracy: How Real?

March 2014

Audio and transcript from the 2015 Shorenstein Journalism Award panel discussion  "Burma's Democracy: How Real?" with with Aung Zaw, Donald K. Emmerson, Nayan Chanda, and Daniel C. Sneider on March 6, 2014.