Center News

May, 2015
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April, 2015
The CPI co-organized "A Blueprint for Ending Poverty … Permanently" with the Mazatlán Forum in March. National Poverty Center Directors David Grusky, Lonnie Berger, and Ann Stevens met with some of the top scholars of... More
April, 2015
Is social mobility declining throughout the Americas? Or is it stable or even increasing? On April 24 and 25, mobility scholars and policy makers weigh in at a conference at Stanford co-hosted by the Espinosa Yglesias... More
April, 2015
Congratulations to the winners of the CPI's 2014-15 New Scholar Grant Competition: Matthew Hall (Cornell), Joscha Legewie (NYU), Andrew Penner (UC-Irvine), and Daniel Schneider (UC-Berkeley).
January, 2015
Lyndon Johnson is rumored to have said that Martin Luther King Jr. had just one issue. As Sylvie Laurent argues in this new CPI working paper, that one issue wasn’t race, it was poverty.
January, 2015
How can a country that’s so committed to social mobility know so little about trends in social mobility? The good news: We can solve this problem. Find out how in a new book edited by CPI Director David B. Grusky and... More
January, 2015
On February 2nd, the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality will host the 2nd annual State of the Union conference on poverty and inequality. The feature presentation: The Poverty and Inequality Report 2015, which... More
October, 2014
The CPI seeks to support research that expands our knowledge of key trends in poverty and inequality. The awards will be made to "New Scholars" who will work collaboratively with one of the CPI’s Research Groups. The... More
October, 2014
Einat Lavee, a new Postdoctoral Scholar at the CPI, completed her Ph.D. in Sociology at Bar Ilan University. Her research interests lie in the areas of poverty and motherhood, social support, agency-based support, and... More
October, 2014
Sara Kimberlin, our new CPI Postdoctoral Scholar, received her PhD in Social Welfare from UC Berkeley. She carries out research on poverty measurement and social policy.

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