Center News

July, 2016
Harvard professor and CPI research group leader Matthew Desmond's 2016 book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, offers an in-depth and humanizing view of the way that housing access has changed in... More
July, 2016
CPI affiliate Rucker Johnson discusses intergenerational mobility and equal educational opportunity policies at the 2016 Berkeley-Stanford Conference on Inequality. Watch the video Subscribe  
July, 2016
CPI affiliate Sandra Smith examines how contact with the penal system affects employment outcomes at the 2016 Berkeley-Stanford Conference on Inequality. Watch the video Subscribe
July, 2016
Does maternal stress show up in the next generation? Indeed it does. It depresses birth outcomes, raises the risk of perinatal complications, and even affects the mental health of the next generation, according to a new... More
July, 2016
The country’s top centers of poverty research and policy — Stanford University, UC-Berkeley, the Urban Institute, and Mathematica Policy Research — have teamed up to found a new collaborative poverty research center. ... More
July, 2016
Read recent press coverage of our affiliates and their research: Harry Holzer in The Atlantic - A Middle-Class Stronghold’s Uncertain Future James Heckman in the Financial Times - Rewards of Early Childhood Investment... More
July, 2016
In the July volume of The ANNALS, CPI research group leader Douglas Massey and Katharine Donato grapple with studying undocumented migration and how clandestine populations fare in the "second era of global... More
June, 2016
The James T. Irvine Foundation has awarded $750,000 to the CPI to build a new infrastructure for monitoring poverty and evaluating policy in California. The grant, which supports the development of a qualitative census... More
June, 2016
The Department of Medicine and the Center on Poverty and Inequality are seeking Stanford students to help evaluate the health effects of two interventions to reduce poverty. This community-based research involves survey... More
June, 2016
CPI research group leader Sean Reardon discusses the relationship between schooling and educational inequality at the 2016 Berkeley-Stanford Conference on Inequality. Watch the video Subscribe

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