• It's basically a coin flip in America today as to whether you do better than your parents.
  • The lab brings together Stanford students and faculty, Silicon Valley leaders, and experts in the government and nonprofit sectors to incubate technology-based solutions to poverty and inequality.
  • Watch the videos from our free online class on poverty and inequality in the United States.
  • New administrative-data framework will help measure and evaluate the success of social service programs designed to reduce poverty and inequality.
  • Monitoring 14 key sites representing different types of U.S. poverty.
  • Building a new administrative-data infrastructure to monitor trends in labor market outcomes and to develop new capacities to evaluate programs and policies.

CPI News & Events

  • Leaders from government, tech, academia, and philanthropy came together last week for the first-ever Summit on Technology and Opportunity, hosted by the White House, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and the CPI. The summit explored how... More
  • One of the defining features of the “American Dream” is the ideal that children have a higher standard of living than their parents. A new paper — by Raj Chetty,... More
  • The latest issue of RSF investigates the causes of contemporary wealth inequality and explores its consequences for social mobility, racial equity, education, marriage, and family well-being. The issue includes articles from CPI affiliates... More
  • The Center for Ethics in Society seeks to appoint up to four new postdoctoral fellows for 2017-2018. Each fellow in the program will be matched with a partner research center. The CPI is one of four participating centers. Applications are... More
  • A new paper by CPI affiliate Jennifer Eberhardt and her coauthors finds that racial biases affect how people treat the physical spaces that black Americans inhabit. The findings help explain why freeways, chemical plants, and other... More