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August, 2020
A recent commentary, “Poverty and Culture,” written by Professor Lawrence Mead and published in Society, a journal edited by Jonathan Imber, has caused great concern and anger within the poverty research community. We... More
July, 2020
CPI research group leader Hazel Markus weighs in on how college educators can have more effective conversations about race.  Read the piece  
July, 2020
CPI affiliate Matthew Clair discusses the role of the criminal legal system in perpetuating racial inequities in the United States. Read the story  
July, 2020
Stanford scholars weigh in on COVID-19. Basic Income COVID-19 Digest Softening the Pandemic's Blow to Workers Black Death in the Time of COVID-19 Gender and the Pandemic COVID-19 and the Future of Higher Education  
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  

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