Center News

August, 2011
Which states and cities are winning the war on poverty? And which are making things worse? Read the latest issue of Pathways magazine to find out!
July, 2011
CPI has received a grant from the Institute for Research on Poverty for a qualitative study of how San Franciscans decide to use food assistance programs.
July, 2011
In our sixth podcast, Diantha talks with Stanford political scientist Rob Reich about America's large decline in charitable giving. Find out whose giving has declined the most, which organizations have escaped this... More
June, 2011
In our fifth podcast, Diantha talks to Stanford economist Luigi Pistaferri about what's happened to Americans' spending habits in the Great Recession and its aftermath – and what this means for the future.
May, 2011
Collaboration for Poverty Research Associate Director Christopher Wimer, in collaboration with CPI undergraduate fellow Jean Guo and New America Media, has updated the San Francisco Distress Index through February, 2011... More
May, 2011
In our fourth podcast, Diantha Parker talks to University of Wisconsin economist Tim Smeeding about one of the groups being hit hardest by the Great Recession – young, undereducated men – and what we can do to help... More
May, 2011
With continuing support from a generous private donor, CPI has hired its second annual Undergraduate Poverty Research Fellow. Caitlin Hicks is a senior double-majoring in Political Science and English Literature, and... More
April, 2011
In our latest working paper, Joanna Reed, Paula England, Krystale Littlejohn, and Brooke Conroy examine in-depth interviews with over 50 unmarried women in their twenties to uncover why sexually active men and women who... More
April, 2011
In our third podcast, Diantha Parker talks to NYU economist Edward Wolff about how much wealth we've lost in the Great Recession – and who's being hit the hardest.
April, 2011
Center Director David Grusky provides a commentary for Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity's series "Opportunity and the Budget: Needs, Choices, and the Future," addressing whether we need to spend more... More

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