Center News

November, 2017
Even in the poorest American cities, evictions used to be rare. But today, eviction is a routine event, and it’s become part of a vicious inequality-increasing cycle. On Nov. 28, Matthew Desmond will draw from his... More
October, 2017
In this video lecture series, CPI research group leader Raj Chetty shows how big data can be used to understand and solve some of the most important social and economic problems of our time. Watch now!  
October, 2017
Stanford Law professor Michelle Wilde Anderson is seeking a graduate student to serve as a research assistant for her project on local government in poor, post-industrial areas across the country. The research assisant... More
October, 2017
Nearly 1 in 5 Californians lived in poverty in 2015, according to the newest data from the California Poverty Measure. The poverty rate declined to 19.5 percent, down 1.1 percentage points from 2014, and down 2.3... More
September, 2017
In his new book, CPI research group leader Tomás Jiménez turns the usual immigration story on its head by showing us how immigrants are changing America, not how America is changing immigrants.  Read the book  
September, 2017
Interested in becoming more involved with the Center on Poverty and Inequality? To celebrate the start of the school year, we’re hosting a welcome reception for undergraduate and graduate students. Please drop by and... More
August, 2017
Our online course on poverty and inequality is back! The course features 40 top scholars delivering 5-minute videos exploring why income inequality has reached unprecedented levels, why poverty remains so extreme, and... More
May, 2017
Read recent press coverage of our affiliates and their research: Matthew Desmond - Homeownership and inequality Rucker Johnson - Desegregation Nicholas Bloom - Winner-take-all economy David Autor - Superstar firms... More
April, 2017
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... More
April, 2017
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... More

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