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May, 2020
New research from CPI research group leader David Pedulla illuminates the challenges faced by people whose employment histories include part-time, temporary agency, or mismatched work.  Read more  
May, 2020
The American Voices Project invites Stanford undergraduates to apply for summer research fellowships. The AVP's simple purpose: To listen to people and understand their successes and struggles, their hopes and dreams,... More
May, 2020
The American Voices Project (AVP) is expanding its mission to monitor the effects of the crisis on everyday life. By adapting its “patented” face-to-face interview to a new remote mode, the AVP is able to continue... More
April, 2020
Stanford scholars weigh in on COVID-19. Systemic racism does not stay home during a pandemic (CCSRE) Teachers, Families, and the Future (Graduate School of Education) What does the COVID-19 Pandemic Mean for Basic... More
April, 2020
With 16 million new unemployment claims and disproportionate deaths among African-Americans, COVID-19 is upending the labor market and highlighting long-standing inequalities. Read up on the latest research on how this... More
December, 2019
Co-created by CPI research group leader Nicholas Bloom, the new World Uncertainty Index is the broadest assessment tool yet to track the impact of uncertainty on economic growth. Learn more  
December, 2019
A new study led by CPI affiliate and GSE Assistant Professor Francis Pearman suggests that efforts to address the racial discipline gap could help narrow the black-white achievement gap. This research is the first to... More
November, 2019
The American Voices Project, a qualitative census of everyday life in the U.S., is hiring a Regional Director, a Field Training & Onboarding Manager, and a Creative Recruitment Manager. Apply now! Application for... More
October, 2019
The CPI, together with Third Sector, has developed a new research data infrastructure for human service agencies in Washington and California. This infrastructure is now being used to evaluate the effectiveness of... More
October, 2019
Despite a booming economy, the poverty rate in California has remained intransigently high. Because eligibility for safety net programs doesn’t account for high housing costs, the safety net’s poverty-reducing effect is... More

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