Sierra Leone

Scholarly Publications

Participatory risk network analysis: A tool for disaster reduction practitioners

March 2017

Disaster risk is the product of a complex set of networked processes. Development professionals often use participatory tools to help understand disasters.

Explaining Rape during Civil War: Cross-National Evidence (1980-2009)

August 2013

Why do some armed groups commit massive wartime rape, whereas others never do?

The Geography of Insurgent Organization and its Consequences for Civil Wars: Evidence from Liberia and Sierra Leone

January 2008

This article investigates the determinants of armed group organization and the downstream effects of organization on civil wars.

News

CISAC tackles public health & policy questions on Ebola

October 2014

We ask CISAC biosecurity experts David Relman and Megan Palmer to answer questions about the public health and policy implications of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Stanford Global Development and Poverty initiative awards $4.6 million for research aimed at alleviating poverty

June 2014

Fourteen Stanford researchers addressing global poverty through a range of academic disciplines are receiving the money from the university-wide Global Development and Poverty initiative.

Poorly Governed Resource-Dependent States: Policy Options for the New Administration

July 2013

Many resource dependent states have to varying degrees, failed to provide for the welfare of their own populations, could threaten global energy markets, and could pose security risks for the...

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.

CISAC-SCICN Special Seminar: Investigating Post-Conflict Violence at the Micro-Level: Accounting for Patterns among Victims of Past Atrocities in Liberia

January 31, 2013

Anupma Kulkarni is currently a Fellow of the Stanford Center for International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN) and Co-director of the West Africa Transitional Justice (WATJ) Project, a cross...

2010 Payne Lecture Series: Globalization of Terror

March 5, 2010

Steve Coll is president of New America Foundation, and a staff writer at The New Yorker magazine.