Center News

June, 2014
The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality is pleased to announce that hard copies have been shipped for a special issue of Pathways Magazine addressing recent trends in poverty and inequality.  Drawing on the... More
January, 2014
Mark your calendars! On January 13, 2014, the CPI will host its first annual Poverty and Inequality State of the Union, an event dedicated to monitoring poverty and inequality trends in the U.S. and identifying... More
October, 2013
Read our new evaluation of Payday Plus SF, a lower-interest alternative to payday loans created by the Office of Financial Empowerment in San Francisco in partnership with local credit unions. Click here to read... More
October, 2013
The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality (CPI) seeks to support research that will expand our knowledge of key trends in poverty and inequality. Read the RFP here!  
October, 2013
The CPI is accepting applications for a postdoctoral position, funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, for the 2014-15 academic year. More information is here.  
October, 2013
Download our research brief on the California Poverty Measure, a new index that improves upon conventional poverty measures. Find out which counties have the highest poverty rates, which demographic groups have the... More
September, 2013
We've collected three working papers from our CPI affiliates that provide new evidence on the social and economic fallout of the Great Recession. Read them here!    
August, 2013
Check out the wealth inequality website from CPI affiliate Lisa Keister! It's the new go-to site that provides up-to-date evidence on wealth concentration, immigrants and wealth, and religion and wealth. Visit the... More
August, 2013
Congratulations to CPI Fellows Sharon Jank and Lindsay Owens for winning the Robert Dentler Award for their wildly successful "data deck" on poverty and inequality in the United States. Check out the slide deck here!   
May, 2013
Announcing a new Recession Brief by Ann Owens and Robert J. Sampson! The key finding: the communities that suffered the most during the Great Recession were those that were already disadvantaged. The Great Recession... More