Science and Technology

Scholarly Publications

The Distribution of Financial Aid in China: Is Aid Reaching Poor Students?

December 2012

China's central government incrementally introduced various kinds of student financial aid since the late 1990s in response to public concerns about the rising burden of college prices.

The Effects of Attending Selective College Tiers in China

March 2012

We estimate the effects of attending the first versus second-tier of higher education institutions on Chinese students’ at-college and expected post-college outcomes using various quasi...

Appendices to “Developing Instruments to Assess and Compare the Quality of Engineering Education: the Case of China and Russia”

March 2016

Appendices include: Appendix A. Analytical approach: technical details Appendix B. The results of the psychometric analysis for grades 1 and 3 physics tests  Appendix C.


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.

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...

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.

Old Events

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.

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?


Computer Assisted Learning in Migrant Schools

Migrant children are among the lowest performing students in China.


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.