• How might poverty be addressed if the usual political constraints were set aside? Six distinguished commentators weigh in.
  • 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

  • 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
  • Here’s a call for papers that’s sure to appeal to CPI affiliates: The Russell Sage Foundation is soliciting papers that explore the role that administrative data can play in understanding social, political, and economic inequalities.... More
  • The Federal Reserve Board is soliciting papers that explore disparities in labor market experiences. Submissions are due by April 28, 2017.... More
  • The CPI and Cornell University are co-hosting an interdisciplinary conference that explores the connection between rising inequality and the commodification of public goods. Proposals for papers are due by May 15, 2017. Read the full call... More