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About the Stanford Global Projects Center

The Stanford Global Projects Center (GPC) is an interdisciplinary research center at Stanford University that seeks to facilitate understanding of the financing, developing and governance of strategic assets that underpin dynamism and competitiveness in today's global economy. The GPC conducts interdisciplinary research on the many "projects" to develop these strategic assets and facilitates engagement among academic, government and industry leaders. The GPC also provides education to current and future leaders.      

  • VISION: We believe the evolving global economic and financial geography requires innovative mechanisms for financing, developing and governing strategic assets to ensure dynamism and competitiveness in today's global economy.

  • MISSION: To collaborate with government and industry in pursuit of the necessary insights to develop and sustain strategic assets, both physical and intellectual, through projects that are core to modern economic growth and development.

  • OBJECTIVES: To conduct research that informs and advances our vision and mission. To facilitate engagement among government, industry and academic leaders to improve the financing, development and governance of strategic assets. And to provide education to current and future leaders.