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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
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

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