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Policy Analysis

Scholarly Publications

Choosing an informative agenda setter: The appointment of the Commission in the European Union

January 2017

We present a game-theoretical analysis of Commission appointment in the European Union.

The Structure of American Income Tax Policy Preferences

October 2016

In recent decades inequality in the United States has increased dramatically, but policy responses in terms of redistribution have been limited.

Comparative analysis of data frameworks for agricultural policy analysis: The WTO-notificaitons and the OECD's PSE database

December 2012

The OECD and the WTO have accumulated systematic data on the magnitude of support going to farmers as a result of farm policies.

Other Publications

Security Sector Reform in an Unstable, Fragile State (II/III)

January 2013

The policy brief examines two obstacles to effective security sector reform in an unstable and fragile state and outlines steps to address them.

The Effect of National Factors on the Statebuilding Outcome in Fragile, Non-Permissive Environments (I/III)

January 2013

The policy brief presents a crucial lesson on the dynamics of statebuilding in an unstable, fragile state environment: the impact of international actions and resources on the statebuilding outcome...

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.

The Europe Center February 2014 Newsletter

February 2014

The Europe Center February 2014 Newsletter

The Europe Center January 2014 Newsletter

January 2014

The Europe Center January 2014 Newsletter

Events

Save the Date: Torun Dewan

February 23, 2017

Torun Dewan is a political scientist at the London School of Economics.

Philippe Van Parijs: "Europe's Destiny: A view from Brussels"

January 9, 2017

With the financial crisis, the euro crisis, the refugee crisis and powerful anti-European populist revolts in several member states, one of them leading to the first secession ever, the European...

Seminar with Monica Martinez-Bravo

May 9, 2016

Monica Martinez-Bravo is an associate professor at CEMFI in Madrid, Spain. She received her Ph.D. in economics from MIT in 2010.

Projects

European Public Finance

Modern European states have significant responsibilities to their populace, including ensuring that citizens’ basic needs are met and the provision of security, law and order, and other public...
English

Immigration and Integration Project

Two premises motivate the “Immigration and Integration” project that is able to get off the ground with seed money from the FSI Policy Implementation Lab.
English

Debating History, Democracy, Development, and Education in Conflicted Societies

The Forum on Contemporary Europe (FCE) at Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) has launched a multi-year collaborative project with research institutes in...
English

People

David Holloway, CISAC David Holloway Senior Fellow Professor, History, Professor, Political Science
Coit D. Blacker Senior Fellow Professor, Humanities and Sciences
Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow
Karl Eikenberry Karl Eikenberry Fellow, S-APARC, Affiliate, CISAC, Affiliate, CDDRL, Affiliate, TEC
Timothy E. Josling Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Food Research Institute, Emeritus