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April, 2016
In a new collaboration between the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and the CPI, we are officially unveiling the Interdisciplinary Seminar on Inequality and Opportunity. The leadoff event: A special... More
April, 2016
Missed our conference on the future of poverty measurement? Check out the videos on the key types of poverty in the U.S. The Rationale for Measuring Poverty with the Current Threshold - Thesia Garner The Case for... More
April, 2016
UC-Berkeley professor Gabriel Zucman asks whether the level of wealth inequality in other countries matches the level in the United States in the fifth installment of our “State of the Union” video series. Watch the... More
April, 2016
In their new book, sociologists Stefanie DeLuca, Susan Clampet-Lundquist, and Kathryn Edin highlight the resiliency of some of the youth who hail from the nation’s poorest neighborhoods and show how the right public... More
April, 2016
In a new paper, CPI affiliates Rita Hamad and David H. Rehkopf examine development outcomes among children whose families receive the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Their results suggest that the program leads to... More
April, 2016
CPI Research Scholar Jonathan Fisher asks whether U.S. income inequality is unusually high in the fourth installment of our “State of the Union” video series. Watch the video Read the article  
April, 2016
The CPI hosted a conference on the future of poverty measurement in March 2016. Watch the videos from the first session exploring what poverty means and how it should be measured. Measuring Poverty in the Future -... More
April, 2016
Poor people who reside in affluent areas such as New York live longer than low-income residents of poorer cities such as Las Vegas, according to a new study by CPI research leader Raj Chetty. The study also found that ... More
April, 2016
How does our safety net stack up relative to those of peer countries? Stanford University professor Karen Jusko addresses this question in the third installment of our “State of the Union” video series. Watch the video... More
March, 2016
How does the U.S. stack up against peer countries in terms of poverty rates? LIS Center Director Janet Gornick addresses this question in the second installment of our “State of the Union” video series.  Watch the video... More

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