Center News

March, 2011
CPI has received a grant from the Russell Sage Foundation for the project Monitoring the Effects of the Great Recession. The aim of this multi-year project is to develop a dedicated web site that will serve as a... More
January, 2011
CPI has released the second in their new line of podcasts, hosted by Diantha Parker. In this podcast, Diantha talks to Alex Edmans, Jesse Fried, and Robert Frank about just what is going on with skyrocketing executive... More
October, 2010
In collaboration with the University of California at Berkeley's Robb Willer, CPI was recently granted an NSF Time-Sharing Experiments in the Social Sciences (TESS) award to conduct a cutting-edge experiment... More
October, 2010
CPI is embarking on an innovative new study of food availability with the San Francisco Food Bank. Using data from a wide variety of sources, Christopher Wimer will lead a team of researchers to answer whether existing... More
October, 2010
With generous support from a private donor, CPI has hired its first annual Undergraduate Poverty Research Fellow. Lucas Manfield is a senior majoring in Symbolic Systems, an interdisciplinary program that studies the... More
October, 2010
On Friday, October 15th, 2010 CPI launched its new "San Francisco Distress Index" at a press conference at the San Francisco Foundation. Collaboration for Poverty Research Associate Director Christopher Wimer... More
October, 2010
CPI is proud to announce the release of the first of its new line of podcasts, hosted by Diantha Parker. In the first podcast, Diantha talks to Greg Duncan about new evidence suggesting a radically different approach to... More
August, 2010
Panelists discussed how health status, job characteristics, and job prospects intersect to affect work at older ages. What will happen to Social Security if Americans do not extend their careers as life expectancy... More
August, 2010
A weak economy touches almost every American family. While headlines suggest the country is recovering slowly from the most recent economic crisis, it is important to understand the short and long-term consequences of... More
May, 2010
More than 38 million Americans-one in eight-receive food stamps (currently called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). On Saturday, May 22nd, 2010, Stanford students themselves saw what it feels like to live... More

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