Center News

July, 2016
CPI affiliate Sandra Smith examines how contact with the penal system affects employment outcomes at the 2016 Berkeley-Stanford Conference on Inequality. Watch the video Subscribe
July, 2016
Does maternal stress show up in the next generation? Indeed it does. It depresses birth outcomes, raises the risk of perinatal complications, and even affects the mental health of the next generation, according to a new... More
July, 2016
Read recent press coverage of our affiliates and their research: Harry Holzer in The Atlantic - A Middle-Class Stronghold’s Uncertain Future James Heckman in the Financial Times - Rewards of Early Childhood Investment... More
July, 2016
In the July volume of The ANNALS, CPI research group leader Douglas Massey and Katharine Donato grapple with studying undocumented migration and how clandestine populations fare in the "second era of global... More
June, 2016
The James T. Irvine Foundation has awarded $750,000 to the CPI to build a new infrastructure for monitoring poverty and evaluating policy in California. The grant, which supports the development of a qualitative census... More
June, 2016
The Department of Medicine and the Center on Poverty and Inequality are seeking Stanford students to help evaluate the health effects of two interventions to reduce poverty. This community-based research involves survey... More
June, 2016
CPI research group leader Sean Reardon discusses the relationship between schooling and educational inequality at the 2016 Berkeley-Stanford Conference on Inequality. Watch the video Subscribe
June, 2016
It is well known that stress and poverty come together. Do on-again/off-again relationships contribute to this stress? In a paper by Sarah Halpern-Meekin and CPI New Scholar Kristin Turney, it is shown that parents who... More
May, 2016
A new paper dispels the myth that economic elites frequently move from high-tax to low-tax states. CPI affiliate Cristobal Young, CPI associate director Charles Varner, and their coauthors use 13 years of tax-return... More
May, 2016
Join us on Friday May 27 for a lecture by CPI research group leader Raj Chetty on his current research on inequality, education, and health! A discussion with CPI director David Grusky and a student question-and-answer... More

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