SFS Research

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Faculty Research

Veeraraghavan releases research on technology-enabled cash transfers

Professor Rajesh Veeraraghavan recently published new research on technology-enabled cash transfers. According to a case study analyzed by Veeraraghavan and his colleagues, “technological solutions in the domain of government-to-citizen cash transfers are far from perfect.”

Joshi Conducts Study on Caste and Inequality

Professor Shareen Joshi, Assistant Professor of Global Human Development, conducted a World Bank study which found that inequality within caste groups in India may actually be higher than inequality between caste groups.

Student Research

Centers and Institutes

ISD publishes new report on the future of the Arctic

The Institute for the Study of International Diplomacy released its most recent report, “The New Arctic: Navigating the Realities, Possibilities, and Problems.” As ice caps continue to melt and new challenges in international travel are born, this paper serves as a guide for how to conduct “arctic diplomacy” in the years to come.

GIWPS releases study on Nigerian female empowerment project

GIWPS analyzed the successfulness of the ENGINE project, an effort to empower Nigerian girls to realize their full potential. The study reported positively on the program and noted that Nigerian women who participated generally felt more self-confident when compared to non-participants.

GIWPS On Using UN Sanctions To Prevent and Curb Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security published a report researching the UN Security Council’s use of targeted sanctions to address sexual violence in conflict. The report concludes that sanctions, not being used to their full potential, could advance women’s protection from sexual violence in conflict zones.