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Tuesday, March 12, 2019
In 2019, “Organizations and Their Effectiveness” is returning for its fourth consecutive year, from July 8 to July 20.
Nobel Prize
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Paul Romer is the 27th CASBS fellow to win a Nobel Prize, coming just one year after the 26th. Who are the others?
headshot of Carol Dweck
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
The Stanford psychologist will deliver a public award lecture on March 14, 2019 at CASBS.
Images of CASBS Fellows and Logo
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
It started at CASBS in 1977-78. It accelerated upon its return in 1997-98. Here’s how it happened.
Margaret Levi, Photo Credit Linda Cicero, Stanford News Service
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
The Center garners coverage for facilitating interdisciplinary, collaborative research that confronts future of work challenges, the consequences of new technologies, and other pressing societal... Read More
Monday, March 12, 2018
An ongoing project at CASBS on evidence-informed decision making is launching an “Impact Evaluation Design Lab."
Archival Photo
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
EDITOR'S NOTE: This "preliminary" article, composed by two-time fellow Arnold Thackray (1973-74, 1983-84) first appeared in the 1984 CASBS Annual...
Group convening
Thursday, December 21, 2017
U.S. Senator Michael Bennet of Colorado and members of his staff visited CASBS on Friday, December 15, to explore a...
Data camp
Friday, July 28, 2017
“The Mindset Scholars Network is one of the core grantees of the Raikes Foundation. The scholarship it provides the field...
Co-directors Woody Powell (left) and Robert Gibbons
Thursday, June 29, 2017
The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford played a preeminent role in the early decades...
Writing on Wall
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
It’s back to the future for CASBS and the Ford Foundation. And that’s a very good thing. CASBS owes its...
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
During the past few years CASBS has been on an upward trajectory, having revitalized its flagship fellows program and initiated...
Kenneth Arrow
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Kenneth Arrow, the Nobel laureate, Stanford economics professor emeritus, and titan among 20th century thinkers and theorists, passed...
George Shultz
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By the late 1960s George P. Shultz already was in mid-career stride. He had earned a PhD in...
Bob Scott holding brick
Thursday, March 17, 2016
A beloved figure on the hill, former CASBS associate director Bob Scott celebrated his 80th birthday on December 22, 2015....
Pacific Standard
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
What is the future of work? What will be the most consequential changes in the world of work and workers,...
Sara Miller McCune
Monday, August 24, 2015
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Sara Miller McCune has devoted much of her career to supporting social science research.   At scholars’...