Around the Farm

Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies —

Xi’s dilemma and China’s challenges at 70

In a Q&A, sociology Professor Andrew Walder reflects on changes in Chinese society and domestic policy, discusses his new book on the Cultural Revolution, and shares details about his current research.

Stanford Graduate School of Business —

Are bank regulators missing the big picture?

A new strategy to predict a bank’s risk of failure appears to outperform what regulators consider their gold standard for bank strength.

Stanford Law School —

San Francisco in the long shadow of the Valley

Alum Cary McClelland, author of Silicon City, shares what he’s learned interviewing San Francisco residents whose lives have been transformed by Silicon Valley in a live taping of the Stanford Legal podcast.

Stanford Earth —

Why are mountains so high?

Researchers have analyzed mountain ranges worldwide to show that a theory relating erosion and mountain height doesn’t always add up.

Stanford Graduate School of Business —

People before profits: A new American credo?

America’s top CEOs say their companies will focus on all stakeholders, but a corporate governance expert remains skeptical.