Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality (CPI)

The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality is dedicated to:

  • Monitoring trends in poverty and inequality and providing scholars, teachers, students, journalists, and others with easy access to customizable trend data
  • Supporting innovative research and science-based approaches to understanding poverty and inequality
  • Developing bold policy on poverty and inequality
  • Training the next generation of scholars, policy analysts, and politicians
  • Disseminating data, research, and policy analysis


Check out Pathways, the Center’s new magazine on poverty, inequality, and social policy, consisting of:


  • Periodic reports on key poverty and inequality indicators
  • Concise summaries of research that is changing how we understand the sources and consequences of poverty and inequality
  • Must-read discussions of how labor market, poverty and inequality policy might be re-thought and changed
  • Debates by leading scholars and policy-makers on the crucial poverty and inqueality questions of our time


To learn more about the Center, please visit the CPI website.