• In this year’s State of the Union issue, the country’s leading experts examine racial and ethnic inequalities 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.
  • Watch the videos from our free online class on poverty and inequality in the United States.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • Come join the Pedulla-Pager team! Professors David Pedulla and Devah Pager will be hiring a pre-doc or post-doc to assist with the design, implementation, and analysis of data from a large-scale field experiment and employer survey. The... More
  • A poverty risk calculator estimates the chance that an individual will experience poverty in the future. And the Center on Poverty and Social Policy at Columbia University launches a new website packed with valuable resources for... More
  • Read recent press coverage of our affiliates and their research:... More
  • Third Sector Capital Partners and the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality will provide assistance in evaluating social programs that address homelessness, unemployment, and family disadvantage. The Stanford Center on Poverty and... More
  • Congratulations to CPI research group leader Matt Desmond for winning the Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction. His book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, follows eight families in Milwaukee as they struggle to keep a roof... More