• New this year! Enroll now to minor in poverty, inequality, and policy.
  • In this year’s State of the Union issue, the country’s leading experts examine gender inequalities in the United States.
  • Monitoring rural, suburban, and urban poverty in the United States.
  • Are there 20,000 Californians in deep poverty? 200,000? Or 2 million? Drawing on administrative and survey data, the California Poverty Measure is the best and most comprehensive measure of poverty in California.
  • 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.

CPI News

  • Interested in becoming more involved with the CPI? To celebrate the start of the school year, we’re hosting a welcome reception. Please drop by and enjoy the cupcakes, meet our staff, and learn more about what we do. Bring your friends! No... More
  • Over 600,000 people are released from federal or state prison each year, with many returning to chaotic living environments rife with violence. In his new book, CPI affiliate Bruce Western examines the tumultuous first year after release... More
  • The Institute for Research on Poverty invites junior scholars from underrepresented racial and ethnic populations to apply for its inaugural Emerging Poverty Scholars Fellowship program. Applications are due by August 1, 2018.... More
  • The CPI is proud to announce the recipients of our 2017–18 small grants competition. Congratulations! Itay Ravid (Law School) to explore how distorted media portrayals of ethnic and racial minorities affect inequalities in the criminal... More
  • Don’t miss out on these funding opportunities!  William T. Grant Foundation: Reducing inequality in youth outcomes and improving the use of research evidence... More