Business

Scholarly Publications

“Spytainment”: The Real Influence of Fake Spies

June 2011

An excerpt from "Spytainment: The Real Influence of Fake Spies" (pp.

Game Changers for Nuclear Energy

June 2011

From Game Changers for Nuclear Energy, p.

Mongolia and Her Uranium Prospects

February 2009

The entry of Mongolia to the league of democracy took place less than two decades ago.

Other Publications

Spooks, Incorporated

December 2012

Foreign Policy blogger and CISAC Faculty Member Amy Zegart explains how major private companies are increasingly developing their own intelligence that conduct surveillance and analyze information...

Focus on Officers, Not the Media

December 2012

CISAC Faculty Member Amy Zegart explains the politics behind leading the CIA: winning trust and support within the organization and with outsiders.

Fukushima and the Inevitability of Accidents

November 2011

Abstract Governments regulate risky industrial systems such as nuclear power plants in hopes of making them less risky, and a variety of formal and informal warning systems can help society avoid...

News

Stanford experts offer insight on China's stock market dive

July 2015

China's tight control over its economy is one reason why it is facing an economic slowdown of global implications, Stanford scholars say.China's stock market fall is now in its third week, and...

Events

Information, Ethnic Voting and Accountability: Evidence from Sierra Leone

April 23, 2013

It is often lamented that weak accountability and poor governance impede economic development in Africa.

Round table with Internet Freedom Fellows

March 14, 2013

The Internet Freedom Fellows program brings human rights activists from across the globe to Geneva, Washington, and Silicon Valley to meet with fellow activists, U.S.

Illicit Transnational Actors and Security: Myths, Misconceptions, and Historical Lessons

October 23, 2012

About the Topic: Conventional accounts of the proliferation of illicit transnational actors--ranging from migrant smugglers to drug traffickers to black market arms dealers--describe them as...

Projects

Consortium for Research on Information Security and Policy

As part of a response to growing government concern over the threat of cyber attacks directed against critical national infrastructures, the National Security Agency (NSA) contracted with Stanford...
English

Industrial Restructuring and the Political Economy in Russia

The nuclear cities have been isolated for security reasons for many decades, and this has also resulted in economic isolation.
English

People

Lawrence M. Wein Professor, Management Science
Anja Manuel Anja Manuel Affiliate
Whitfield Diffie Affiliate
Deborah C. Gordon Executive Director, Preventive Defense Project