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Joan and Irwin Jacobs Gift $14 Million to the School of Global Policy and Strategy
April 2021
Donation to the UC San Diego school will spur scholarship on economic and technological change. In recognition of the gift and at the request the Jacobs, the center will be renamed to the Peter F. Cowhey Center on Global Transformation.

Examining the Benefits and Outcomes of the NIH
August 2020
CGT Director Josh Graff Zivin, together with co-authors Pierre Azoulay, Danielle Li and Bhaven N. Sampat, found that NIH funding of biomedical research leads to new patent filings by private companies and increases long-term drug sales, without crowding out private investment in other research areas.

Spotlight on postdoctoral fellow Gregor Singer
August 2020
Gregor Singer is a postdoctoral researcher affiliated with the UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation working alongside CGT Director Joshua Graff Zivin. He works on issues in environmental and development economics, as well as empirical industrial organization.

Connecting to Impact: The Sustainable Development Goal Policy Initiative
August 2020
Gordon McCord, professor and founder of the Sustainable Development Goals Policy Initiative (SDGPI) at GPS discusses the initiative and its impact on campus and the local community.

Nirupama Rao defines the future of Indo-Pacific relations
Nov. 22, 2019 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
A Q&A with former Indian Ambassador to the United States during her Pacific Leadership Fellowship

A marriage of policy and advocacy
Oct. 28, 2019 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
A Q&A with fellows and human rights advocates Bennett Freeman and Rebecca MacKinnon during their residency at the Center on Global Transformation

Globalization isn't declining – it's transforming (video)
October 2018
Pacific Leadership Fellow Arindam Bhattacharya delivers a TED@BCG talk

Aruna Sundararajan forecasts the future of Digital India
Oct. 23, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
A Q&A with the Secretary of the Indian Department of Telecommunications during her Pacific Leadership Fellowship

Gregory Lee looks at the future of digital health and technology
May 17, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
A Q&A with Nokia Technologies president during his Pacific Leadership Fellowship

Artificial intelligence for smart cities: insights from Ho Chi Minh City’s spatial development
March 8, 2018 | By Ran Goldblatt | The World Bank's The Data Blog
CGT Research Fellow Ran Goldblatt discusses development data issues and open access to data

Eduardo Porter finds journalistic inspiration at GPS
Jan. 29, 2018 | By Rachel Hommel | GPS News
A Q&A with New York Times Economic Scene columnist during his Pacific Leadership Fellowship

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