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  • New administrative-data framework will help measure and evaluate the success of social service programs designed to reduce poverty and inequality.
  • Explore data on test scores, socioeconomic status, school district characteristics, and racial and economic segregation across the United States.
  • A new study by research group leader Raj Chetty explores the relationship between income and life expectancy.
  • 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

  • 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
  • The CPI is pleased to welcome Danielle Choi as our new administrator. Danielle will be planning and organizing CPI programs, including student programs, conferences, and research projects. She can be reached at ... More
  • What can be done to improve women’s economic lot? A new paper by CPI research group leader H. Elizabeth Peters and her co-authors finds that improved access to public services, reforms in inheritance laws, family-friendly workplace... More
  • Read recent press coverage of our affiliates and their research: CPI - Poverty in Unexpected Places... More
  • Will robots, automation, and technology eliminate work and increase poverty? Or can technology instead be used to reduce – perhaps even end – poverty?  The CPI’s Poverty and Technology Lab will be rolled out with a new course, led by CPI... More