Poverty & Inequality News

December, 2017
Don’t miss these exciting opportunities: Child Support Policies and Programs (IRP) Improving Education and Reducing Inequality (RSF) Improving Employment and Earnings (RSF) US 2050 (Peter G. Peterson Foundation and the... More
November, 2017
The Russell Sage Foundation is soliciting proposals for an upcoming issue on the recent rise of low-wage jobs and nonstandard work arrangements in the United States. Submissions are due by December 20, 2017. Learn more  
October, 2017
Family incomes are increasing across the income distribution, but income is still growing fastest at the top, according to the 2016 Survey of Consumer Finances. The income share of the top 1 percent now exceeds pre-... More
September, 2017
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... More
September, 2017
According to the Supplemental Poverty Measure, poverty fell by half of a percentage point between 2015 and 2016. But not everyone benefited from this overall decline ... elderly Americans, for example, experienced an... More
September, 2017
The official poverty rate for the U.S. fell to 12.7 percent in 2016, statistically no different than the poverty rate before the onset of the Great Recession in 2007, according to data released last week by the U.S.... More
September, 2017
Would you like to work with the superstars of education policy? The Stanford Center for Education Policy Analysis is hiring for two positions at the Stanford Education Data Archive, directed by CPI research group leader... More
September, 2017
The Stanford Prison Education Project is looking for volunteers to teach at San Francisco County Jail #5 this fall. The program is open to Stanford graduate students and 2L and 3L law students. Applications are due by... More
August, 2017
How can rural poverty in the United States be reduced … permanently? Submit your proposal to participate in a multidisciplinary social science conference exploring rural poverty in the United States. Proposals are due... More
August, 2017
The Center for Computational Social Science is soliciting applications for its 2017 fellows program. The program supports Stanford graduate students working on computationally intensive social science research.... More

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