A Stanford study finds that Super Bowl television commercials for beer and soda may generate sales, but when two major brands of the same type run competing ads, the sales benefits disappear.
The historical record is a cautionary tale when it comes to net neutrality, according to Stanford economist Bruce M. Owen. Too much regulation, he says, may harm consumers while hobbling innovation and competition.
The Empirical Studies of Conflict project focuses on the causes and characteristics of politically motivated violence.
An internationally renowned activist and journalist who exposed government corruption in Kenya, Githongo will spend 10 weeks on campus interacting with students, faculty and community groups.
Researchers at Stanford and UNC-Chapel Hill find that teens are influenced by "caricatures" of their peers' sex lives and drug use.
Political science Professor Jens Hainmueller focuses on how societies integrate immigrants, what policies could prevent violence, and why people see immigrants as a threat.
New Year's resolutions that connect with the 'ideal self' are most effective, Stanford psychologist says
Stanford psychologist Kelly McGonigal says when people resolve to change, they immediately feel more confident, in control and hopeful.
By recreating a classic experiment, Stanford psychologists find that altruistic behavior may be governed more by relationships, even brief ones, than instincts.
Research by Stanford economist Mark Duggan shows that the rise in disability coverage for military veterans may be hurting them in making employment gains.
Stanford anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann compared the religious experiences of Buddhists in Thailand and evangelical Christians in the United States.
Grand jury system flawed in Ferguson case but still valuable for investigations, Stanford law professor says
The prosecutor in the Ferguson police death case may have distorted the grand jury process to address problems in the case, says Stanford law professor Robert Weisberg.
If confirmed by the Senate, Ashton Carter, a Stanford visiting scholar with deep experience in international defense issues, will become the U.S. secretary of defense.
Stanford law Professor Joseph Bankman argues that California's budgetary actions offer a blueprint for resolving the federal budget stalemate.
A Graduate School of Education team is coaching hundreds of L.A. teachers to encourage students to think like a historian.
Though some signs point to Japan falling into recession, Stanford economist Takeo Hoshi disagrees and says it is premature to judge the effectiveness of Japan's new approach to its economy.