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November, 2016
The CPI is pleased to welcome Danielle Choi as our new administrator. Danielle will be planning and organizing CPI programs, including student programs, conferences, and research projects. She can be reached at dechoi@... More
November, 2016
What can be done to improve women’s economic lot? A new paper by CPI research group leader H. Elizabeth Peters and her co-authors finds that improved access to public services, reforms in inheritance laws, family-... More
November, 2016
Read recent press coverage of our affiliates and their research: CPI - Poverty in Unexpected Places Mark Duggan - Affordable Care Act Lawrence Katz - The Rise of Alt-Labor Matthew Desmond - America’s Poverty Myths David... More
October, 2016
Will robots, automation, and technology eliminate work and increase poverty? Or can technology instead be used to reduce – perhaps even end – poverty?  The CPI’s Poverty and Technology Lab will be rolled out with a new... More
October, 2016
CPI research group leaders Raj Chetty and Emmanuel Saez and Glory Liu discuss inequality, opportunity, and social mobility during the "Election 2016" course, offered this fall at Stanford. The course attempts to make... More
October, 2016
Read recent press coverage of our affiliates and their research: Kathryn Edin - Tackling Deep Poverty Sean Reardon - Common Core Raj Chetty - The American Dream David Grusky - Inequality Quiz David Card - Resurrecting... More
October, 2016
Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality to lead innovation and evaluation program for reducing poverty and inequality. The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality launched today a new $3 million partnership with... More
October, 2016
Why do poverty and eviction come together? Find out when CPI research group leader Matthew Desmond presents results from his widely heralded book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City.  Monday, October 17, ... More
October, 2016
After police were accused of beating an unarmed black man in Milwaukee, 911 calls from the black community fell dramatically, according to a new paper by CPI research group leader Matthew Desmond and his co-authors.... More
October, 2016
During the Great Recession, the safety net protected children from the adverse shocks of income losses, particularly children from more disadvantaged backgrounds, according to a new working paper by Marianne Bitler, CPI... More

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