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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
January, 2017
Did you miss our first webinar on our new administrative data pilot grants? No worries … we’re holding another one on January 18. Grant recipients will receive assistance with data linkage and program evaluation for... More
December, 2016
In 2015, California became one of 25 states to include a state EITC in its mix of social safety net programs. A new policy brief from the CPI examines whether this bold experiment is reducing poverty in California. Read... More
December, 2016
The CPI and Third Sector Capital Partners invite local governments in California, Oregon, and Washington to apply for services under a Social Innovation Fund grant. The recipients will receive assistance with data... More
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

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