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Scholarly Publications

Text Messaging and Its Impacts on the Health and Education of the Poor: Evidence from Field Experiments in Rural China

October 2014

There is little evidence showing whether health information transmitted via text messages can change health and educational outcomes.

The Roots of Tomorrow’s Digital Divide: Documenting Computer Use and Internet Access in China’s Elementary Schools Today

December 2013

This paper explores China’s digital divide, with a focus on differences in access to computers, learning software, and the Internet at school and at home among different groups of elementary school...

News

Cuéllar looks back on leading FSI

December 2014

For 14 years, Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar has been a tireless Stanford professor who has strengthened the fabric of university’s interdisciplinary nature.

China's Minister of Science and Technology presents REAP Director with distinguished collaborator award

November 2009

Wan Gang, China's Minister of Science and Technology, and Bai Chunli, Vice-President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, presented REAP Director Scott Rozelle with the 2009 Award for Collaboration...

REAP Co-Director wins award for pioneering collaboration

March 2008

Scott Douglas Rozelle and Lothar Reh are both scientists but their disciplines are as different as chalk and cheese - the only thing in common is their long association with China.

Events

The Real China Threat: Why Might We Need to Worry About a Stagnating China?

May 22, 2012

Stanford Center for International Development Twelfth Annual Huang Lian Memorial LectureThe Real China Threat: Why Might We Need to Worry About a Stagnating China?

Informational Session on FSI Undergraduate Summer Research Internships

February 16, 2011

This event will introduce the 2011 Freeman Spogli Institute's Undergraduate Summer Research Internships.

Projects

Computer Assisted Learning in Migrant Schools

Migrant children are among the lowest performing students in China.
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Multimedia

Technology and Education: Computer Assisted Learning in Poor Migrant Schools

July 2014

Can educational software serve as a remedial aid in chronically under resourced schools? The Chinese government has committed billions of dollars to placing computers in schools across China.