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January, 2018
CPI research group leader Shelley Correll has developed a new method to reduce gender bias in the workplace. The “small wins model” focuses on educating managers and workers and has been piloted at several technology... More
January, 2018
It’s time to start thinking about A.I.’s potential benefits for society, writes Elisabeth Mason in The New York Times. The big-data and A.I. revolutions could help fight poverty and promote economic stability. Read the... More
January, 2018
The winter 2018 issue of Pathways examines whether the “Clinton welfare reform” of 1996 delivered as intended and whether it’s time to undertake a new round of reform. Read the issue Subscribe to Pathways  
December, 2017
The CPI is seeking undergraduate fellows for summer 2018 to conduct qualitative research on poverty in California. Fellows will interview low- and middle-income families to understand how Americans are making ends meet... More
December, 2017
CPI research group leaders Matthew Desmond and Tomás Jiménez discussed race, inequality, and housing in a recent Facebook Live interview. Desmond won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for his book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in... More
December, 2017
Will robots, automation, and technology eliminate work and increase poverty? Or can technology instead be used to reduce—perhaps even end—poverty? Find out in this winter-quarter class in which students work together to... More
December, 2017
Recent press coverage of the CPI and our affiliates How Effective Is Your School District?Sean Reardon in The New York Times How The U.S. Defines Race And Ethnicity May Change Under TrumpTomás Jiménez on NPR Lost... More
November, 2017
Even in the poorest American cities, evictions used to be rare. But today, eviction is a routine event, and it’s become part of a vicious inequality-increasing cycle. On Nov. 28, Matthew Desmond will draw from his... More
October, 2017
In this video lecture series, CPI research group leader Raj Chetty shows how big data can be used to understand and solve some of the most important social and economic problems of our time. Watch now!  
October, 2017
Stanford Law professor Michelle Wilde Anderson is seeking a graduate student to serve as a research assistant for her project on local government in poor, post-industrial areas across the country. The research assisant... More

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