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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
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

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