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March, 2016
In his new book, CPI New Scholar grant winner Brian McCabe examines the politics of homeownership. He shows that there are few public benefits to subsidizing homeownership and that homeownership reinforces the exclusion... More
March, 2016
Mark your calendars! On April 15th, Rucker Johnson, Emmanuel Saez, and Sandra Smith (from UC-Berkeley) join Raj Chetty, David Grusky, Pablo Mitnik, and Sean Reardon (from Stanford) for the third annual Berkeley-Stanford... More
March, 2016
Is poverty chronic or transient? On March 22nd, CPI Postdoctoral Scholar Sara Kimberlin will host a webinar on this question. The results from her analyses highlight the role of safety net benefits in reducing both... More
March, 2016
How does the U.S. stack up against peer countries on labor market outcomes? CPI research group leader Michael Hout addresses this question in the first of our new nine-part video series on the “State of the Union” on... More
March, 2016
Read recent press coverage of our affiliates and their research: The Concentration of Poverty in American Schools Equality in Marriages Grows, and So Does Class Divide Boston’s Struggle with Income Segregation Now,... More
March, 2016
Income segregation rose modestly from 2007 to 2012, continuing the trend of rising income segregation that began in the 1980s, according to a new report from CPI research leader Sean Reardon and CPI New Scholar winner... More
February, 2016
The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality is pleased to announce the 2016 “presidential issue” of Pathways Magazine. Coedited with Ron Haskins of the Brookings Institution, the issue is devoted to exploring the... More
February, 2016
New research by CPI research group leader Raj Chetty shows that growing up in poverty affects boys more than girls. Poor boys are more likely than poor girls to become jobless adults. Read the Washington Post write-up... More
February, 2016
The 2016 Special Issue examines the “state of the union” on poverty, inequality, and labor market outcomes. The report provides a unified analysis that brings together evidence across such issues as poverty, employment... More
January, 2016
CPI is hosting a conference on March 11-12 that will focus on the future of poverty measurement. The rise of the Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM) is one of the most important poverty-measurement revolutions in the... More

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