Center News

August, 2009
Harvard and Stanford universities are teaming up to tackle poverty and inequality in the U.S. The Collaboration for Poverty Research will focus on issues including education, housing and health care reform and the poor... More
August, 2009
Stanford and Harvard are launching a project to develop and evaluate a national policy on poverty and inequality in America. The Collaboration for Poverty Research will tap the intellectual resources of both... More
August, 2009
The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality is working to present a clearer picture of the poor by regularly calculating and publishing an alternative to the official poverty index, an outdated yardstick developed... More
Collaboration for Poverty Research Associate Director Christopher Wimer has updated the San Francisco Distress Index in collaboration with CPI undergraduate fellow Jean Guo and New America Media, tracking how San... More

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