Center News

June, 2018
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... More
May, 2018
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... More
May, 2018
How can we reawaken the dormant 19th-century spirit of liberal reform? In a talk at Stanford on May 17, Glen Weyl presents bold new ways to organize markets for the good of everyone.  Register now  
May, 2018
One in three households in the United States can’t meet its basic energy needs. CPI visiting scholar Diana Hernández outlines policy options to address this hidden hardship. Wednesday, May 23, Building 360, Conference... More
May, 2018
Interested in becoming involved with the Center on Poverty and Inequality? Join us at our fall open house! Please drop by to meet our staff and learn more about what we do. No RSVP required. Thursday, September 27, 4:30... More
April, 2018
The Eviction Lab—headed by CPI research group leader Matthew Desmond—has published the first-ever dataset of evictions in America. The dataset contains 83 million eviction records and makes it possible to track... More
April, 2018
The CPI is growing and needs a new program coordinator. The job entails planning and organizing CPI programs and providing administrative and operational support to advance the CPI’s mission. Come work with us! Apply... More
April, 2018
How do you build a child support system that works … even for complex families? Come find out on April 24 when Kathryn Edin, one of the CPI’s research group leaders, presents at Stanford. The talk is part of the “New... More
March, 2018
Who benefits most from the social safety net? Have some low-income groups fared better than others following the Great Recession? Read the latest CPI research brief by Robert Moffitt and Gwyn Pauley to find out. Read... More
March, 2018
Black children born to parents in the top 20 percent of the income distribution are almost as likely to fall to the bottom as they are to remain at the top. Read the latest research by CPI research group leader Raj... More

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