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12.09.2014

In the developing world, there has been a massive population shift from rural to urban areas, and cities have become centers of huge inequalities in income, housing conditions and access to services. Bringing together a multidisciplinary group of scholars and development professionals, this...

12.01.2014

Dr. Kelly Brownell, dean of the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, signed a memorandum of understanding Friday, Nov. 21, with Seoul National University in South Korea. The agreement set up a program that enables students to acquire two degrees: a Master of International...

11.28.2014

Catherine Admay, visiting professor of public policy at the Duke Center for International Development (DCID), was one of around 30 specialists invited to participate in a Smithsonian “Grand Challenges” workshop on cross-cultural empathy sponsored by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and...

11.25.2014

Peter Erben, one of the world’s leading electoral management experts, delivered the Rethinking Development Policy talk, “Prices and Perils of Elections in Fragile Democracies: Do They Affect the Political Stability and Development of Nations?” on Wednesday, Nov. 12. Erben, who serves as senior...

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