• Rising inequality, intransigent poverty, and the path forward – a lecture series sponsored by the CPI.
  • In this year’s State of the Union issue, the country’s leading experts examine racial and ethnic inequalities in the United States.
  • Raj Chetty shows how "big data" can be used to understand and solve some of the most important social and economic problems of our time. Watch now!
  • Monitoring rural, suburban, and urban poverty in the United States.
  • 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.
  • The CPI has partnered with Third Sector Capital Partners to build an administrative-data framework for measuring and evaluating the success of social service programs designed to increase economic opportunity.

CPI News

  • Nearly 1 in 5 Californians lived in poverty in 2015, according to the newest data from the California Poverty Measure. The poverty rate declined to 19.5 percent, down 1.1 percentage points from 2014, and down 2.3 percentage points since... More
  • In his new book, CPI research group leader Tomás Jiménez turns the usual immigration story on its head by showing us how immigrants are changing America, not how... More
  • The Institute for Research on Poverty invites scholars who have received their Ph.D. within the last six years to apply for its 2018–2019 National Poverty Fellows Program. Fellows will be in residence at the Office of Planning, Research... More
  • Interested in becoming more involved with the Center on Poverty and Inequality? To celebrate the start of the school year, we’re hosting a welcome reception for undergraduate and graduate students. Please drop by and enjoy the cupcakes,... More
  • According to the Supplemental Poverty Measure, poverty fell by half of a percentage point between 2015 and 2016. But not... More