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  • 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.
     
  • 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!
     
  • 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.
     

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  • 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
  • Why is the gender wage gap still so large? Why is there so much sexual harassment, labor market discrimination, and other forms of gender inequality? If you missed our State of the Union conference, check out the videos to learn more about... More