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December, 2016
Leaders from government, tech, academia, and philanthropy came together last week for the first-ever Summit on Technology and Opportunity, hosted by the White House, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and the CPI. The... More
December, 2016
One of the defining features of the “American Dream” is the ideal that children have a higher standard of living than their parents. A new paper — by Raj Chetty, David Grusky, Maximilian Hell, Nathaniel Hendren, Robert... More
December, 2016
The latest issue of RSF investigates the causes of contemporary wealth inequality and explores its consequences for social mobility, racial equity, education, marriage, and family well-being. The issue includes articles... More
December, 2016
The Center for Ethics in Society seeks to appoint up to four new postdoctoral fellows for 2017-2018. Each fellow in the program will be matched with a partner research center. The CPI is one of four participating... More
November, 2016
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... More
November, 2016
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 dechoi@... More
November, 2016
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-... More
November, 2016
Read recent press coverage of our affiliates and their research: CPI - Poverty in Unexpected Places Mark Duggan - Affordable Care Act Lawrence Katz - The Rise of Alt-Labor Matthew Desmond - America’s Poverty Myths David... More
October, 2016
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... More
October, 2016
CPI research group leaders Raj Chetty and Emmanuel Saez and Glory Liu discuss inequality, opportunity, and social mobility during the "Election 2016" course, offered this fall at Stanford. The course attempts to make... More

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