The Center periodically sponsors or cosponsors conferences relevant to issues of poverty and inequality.


Past Conferences


Public Goods, Commodification and Rising Inequality, Stanford University (November 2-3, 2017)

Tohoku-Stanford Annual Conference, Stanford University (July 17-21, 2017)

State of the Union Conference, Stanford University (June 16, 2017)

International Workshop on Government Administrative Data for Policy-Relevant Research (May 1-2, 2017)


Summit on Technology and Opportunity, Stanford University (November 29-30, 2016)

New Scholars Conference V, Stanford University (September 9, 2016)

Berkeley-Stanford Conference on Inequality, Stanford University (April 15, 2016)

Measuring Poverty in the 21st Century, Stanford University (February 11-12, 2016)

State of the Union Conference, Stanford University (February 1, 2016)


New Scholars Conference IV, Stanford University (October 20, 2015)

Social Mobility in the Americas, Stanford University (April 24-25, 2015)

Mazatlán Forum: A Blueprint for Ending Poverty, Mazatlán, Mexico (March 13-14, 2015)

Poverty and Inequality in the 21st Century, Stanford University (June 21-27, 2015)

State of the Union Conference, Stanford University (February 2, 2015)


State of the Union Conference, Stanford University (January 13, 2014)

New Scholars Conference III (October 3, 2014)


Poverty, Inequality, and Mobility among Hispanics III, Washington, DC (December 15-16, 2013)

Berkeley-Stanford Conference on Social Inequality, Stanford University (October 25, 2013)

California Poverty Measure Rollout, Stanford University (October 2, 2013)

New Scholars Conference II, Stanford University (September 27, 2013)

Poverty, Inequality, and Mobility among Hispanics II, Washington, DC (May 29, 2013)

Tohoku-Stanford Annual Conference, Stanford University (June 17-21, 2013)

Segregation Conference II, Stanford University (Spring 2013)

Poverty, Inequality, and Mobility among Hispanics I, Stanford University (March 11, 2013)

New Scholars Conference I, Stanford University (January 11, 2013)


Segregation Conference I, Stanford University (November 2, 2012)

Social Transformation and The Takeoff in Inequality in China and the United States, Stanford University (October 22, 2012)

Income & Achievement, Stanford University (May 15-16, 2012)

Is a Qualitative Trend Measurement of Poverty Feasible?, Stanford University (May 3-4, 2012)

Pre-2012 (selected)

Poverty and Inequality in the New Gilded Age, Stanford University (December 5-9, 2011)

Inequality in a Time of Contradiction, Stanford University (November 12-13, 2009)

Microfinance California, Stanford University (May 28, 2009)

RC28 conference, Stanford University (2008)

Sawyer Seminar Series on the Dynamics of Inequality (2007-2008)