Center News

May, 2012
Social scientists from different universities have compiled a broad set of facts and figures on many different types of inequality.
March, 2012
In our ninth podcast, host Diantha Parker talks with NYU sociologist Paula England about how young women think about contraception when their economic future is uncertain.
March, 2012
Ann Owens, currently a PhD candidate in Sociology and Social Policy at Harvard University, will be joining the Center in the fall as part of our ASA/NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship Program on Inequality and the Recession.... More
March, 2012
The winners of our 2012 New Scholars Grant Competition are Jennifer Augustine, Claudia Geist, Margot Jackson, Sheela Kennedy, Fabian Pfeffer and Maria Rendon. Congratulations! Each has been awarded $15,000 to pursue... More
October, 2011
As part of our "Educational Access" Research Group, led by Sean Reardon, we’re collaborating with Stanford’s Center for Education Policy Analysis to hold a conference on rising socioeconomic gaps in... More
October, 2011
In CPI's eighth podcast, Diantha talks with Duke sociologist S. Philip Morgan about how couples in red and blue states are reacting very differently to the recession.
October, 2011
The Center on Poverty and Inequality at Stanford University has won a $4 million National Poverty Research Center grant from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation of the U.S. Department of... More
October, 2011
The Fall 2011 issue of Pathways is dedicated to exploring the first major advance in poverty measurement in a half century. Does the new poverty measure tell a new story about poverty?
August, 2011
In our latest working paper, Collaboration for Poverty Research Associate Director Christopher Wimer, with Lucas Manfield and Amanda Nothaft, asks how well food assistance programs are working in the Bay Area.
August, 2011
Which groups won and which lost in the recession? Find out in CPR's new book, The Great Recession (published by the Russell Sage Foundation).

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