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May, 2016
What happens when high-achieving students are awarded prizes? When two high schools assigned “platinum” and “gold” ID cards to students with high test scores, average performance increased, but the program also created... More
May, 2016
It’s all about a feedback gap! Read more about the gap in new research by Shelley Correll, CPI research group leader, and Caroline Simard, research director at the Clayman Institute for Gender Research. Read their... More
May, 2016
Missed our conference on the future of poverty measurement? Check out our videos on innovations in poverty measurement: Why Don’t We Measure Poverty As Frequently as We Measure Unemployment? - Charles Varner Using the... More
May, 2016
Miles Corak considers how intergenerational economic mobility in the U.S. stacks up against that of peer countries in the seventh installment of our “State of the Union” video series. Watch the video Read the article... More
April, 2016
Sixth graders in the poorest school districts score an average of more than four grade levels below their peers in the richest districts, according to new research by CPI research group leader Sean Reardon, Demetra... More
April, 2016
University of Toronto professor Anna Chmielewski considers how educational attainment in the U.S. stacks up against that of peer countries in the sixth installment of our “State of the Union” video series. Watch the... More
April, 2016
Watch the videos addressing how we can measure poverty better from the conference "Measuring Poverty in the 21st Century": Measuring Medical Expenses - Thesia Garner Measuring Noncash Benefits and Expenses - Kathleen... More
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

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