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February, 2018
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. Read the book  
January, 2018
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... More
January, 2018
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... More
January, 2018
The CPI will host our fifth annual State of the Union Conference on March 16, 2018. Come hear the country’s top experts deliver a comprehensive assessment of where the country stands on key poverty and inequality... More
January, 2018
CPI research group leader Shelley Correll has developed a new method to reduce gender bias in the workplace. The “small wins model” focuses on educating managers and workers and has been piloted at several technology... More
January, 2018
It’s time to start thinking about A.I.’s potential benefits for society, writes Elisabeth Mason in The New York Times. The big-data and A.I. revolutions could help fight poverty and promote economic stability. Read the... More
January, 2018
The winter 2018 issue of Pathways examines whether the “Clinton welfare reform” of 1996 delivered as intended and whether it’s time to undertake a new round of reform. Read the issue Subscribe to Pathways  
December, 2017
The CPI is seeking undergraduate fellows for summer 2018 to conduct qualitative research on poverty in California. Fellows will interview low- and middle-income families to understand how Americans are making ends meet... More
December, 2017
CPI research group leaders Matthew Desmond and Tomás Jiménez discussed race, inequality, and housing in a recent Facebook Live interview. Desmond won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for his book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in... More
December, 2017
Will robots, automation, and technology eliminate work and increase poverty? Or can technology instead be used to reduce—perhaps even end—poverty? Find out in this winter-quarter class in which students work together to... More

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