Center News

October, 2012
This collaboration between the CPI and the Russell Sage Foundation offers expert analyses of the social and economic effects of the downturn across seventeen domains, including wealth, consumption, the labor market,... More
October, 2012
A new CPI Working Paper by Charles Varner and Cristobal Young investigates whether the rich flee when a "millionaire tax" is imposed. California is one of eight states that established such a tax in recent... More
October, 2012
Michelle Poulin is the new Senior Editor of Pathways magazine and Director of Publications for the CPI. Michelle received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Boston University, completed postdoctoral fellowships at the... More
October, 2012
The Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will hold its inaugural Teaching Poverty 101 Workshop, to take place at IRP from June 2 through 6, 2013. The summer workshop is designed to... More
September, 2012
Yana Kucheva, who hails from UCLA, will be joining the Center in the fall as our National Poverty Center postdoctoral scholar. Welcome, Yana!
September, 2012
In our tenth podcast, host Diantha Parker talks with the University of Arizona's Lane Kenworthy and Pew's Paul Taylor about the Occupy movement and its future.
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

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