• In this year’s State of the Union issue, the country’s leading experts examine racial and ethnic inequalities in the United States.
  • Rising inequality, intransigent poverty, and the path forward – a lecture series sponsored by the CPI.
  • Raj Chetty shows how "big data" can be used to understand and solve some of the most important social and economic problems of our time. Watch now!
  • Monitoring rural, suburban, and urban poverty in the United States.
  • The lab brings together Stanford students and faculty, Silicon Valley leaders, and experts in the government and nonprofit sectors to incubate technology-based solutions to poverty and inequality.
  • The CPI has partnered with Third Sector Capital Partners to build an administrative-data framework for measuring and evaluating the success of social service programs designed to increase economic opportunity.

CPI News

  • In her new book, CPI research group leader Karen Jusko argues that the key to understanding the limited political and partisan representation of low-income voters lies in American electoral geography.... More
  • Kailash Satyarthi was awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize for “struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.” He will be speaking about his work on February 8 at Stanford in a... More
  • The Columbia Population Research Center is now accepting applications for a summer workshop designed to familiarize participants with the data in the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study. Applications are due by March 1, 2018.... More
  • Applications are now being accepted for a post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford University under the direct supervision of Dr. Sanjay Basu (Center for Population Health Sciences, and Stanford Health Policy), with additional support from Drs... More
  • Don’t miss out on these two exciting basic income opportunities! The Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration is soliciting letters of intent from potential research and storytelling partners, while Poverty Solutions at the University... More