Center News

April, 2017
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... More
April, 2017
Still deciding on classes for this quarter? Interested in why inequality is rising and poverty is so intransigent? The Stanford Certificate in Poverty and Inequality, which recognizes undergraduates who have completed a... More
March, 2017
Where in California are rates of child poverty especially high? Especially low? Find out in this interactive map that uses the California Poverty Measure to calculate poverty rates among young children.  View the map... More
March, 2017
Mark your calendars! Our State of the Union Conference will be held on June 16 at Stanford University. This annual conference provides a comprehensive assessment of where the country stands on key poverty and inequality... More
February, 2017
Spend the summer at the Center on Poverty and Inequality! Summer fellows will have the opportunity to participate in CPI research projects or to join our new Poverty and Technology initiative. Applications will be... More
February, 2017
The Ethics Center is partnering with The Conversation to conduct a day-long workshop for graduate students on how to write for a broader audience. The workshop will be held on March 10, 2017 and applications are due by... More
February, 2017
The CPI is seeking summer undergraduate research fellows to join one of our research groups and be matched with a CPI faculty mentor. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter describing your poverty and... More
February, 2017
Read recent press coverage of our affiliates and their research: Raj Chetty - Mobility and Historically Black Colleges Beth Mattingly - California’s Poverty Rate Ann Owens - Neighborhood Segregation David Grusky -... More
January, 2017
Which college and universities are the most economically diverse? Which ones do the best job of helping children climb the income ladder? A new study by CPI research group leader Raj Chetty and his coauthors uses data... More
January, 2017
Videos are now available from our Summit on Technology and Opportunity. The summit explored how technology can be leveraged to solve the problems of poverty and inequality. Watch the videos Learn about the Stanford... More

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