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Upcoming Events
2016 sotu
State of the Union on Poverty and Inequality

On February 1st, the CPI will host its 3rd annual State of the Union conference. In the 2016 report, we assess how the U.S. stacks up against peer countries on such key indicators as poverty, labor market performance, health inequality, income inequality, wealth inequality, spatial segregation, educational inequality, social mobility, and safety net performance.
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Public Lecture on Food Security

UC Berkeley Professor Hilary Hoynes will present a public lecture about the impacts of the SNAP program on poverty, food security, and health on January 21 at Stanford University. Hoynes specializes in the study of poverty, inequality, and the impacts of government tax and transfer programs on low-income families.
University of Pennsylvania
Rural-Urban Interface Conference

Abstracts are being accepted for a multidisciplinary social science conference on the rural-urban interface in the United States. The conference will be held September 29-30, 2016, at the University of Pennsylvania. Outstanding conference papers are expected to be published in July 2017 as a special issue of The ANNALS. Submissions are due by February 15.

CPI News
Elisabeth Mason
CPI Advisor Named 'New Yorker of the Year'

CPI Senior Advisor Elisabeth Mason has been named “New Yorker of the Year” by NY1. Mason and four others were recognized for their efforts to help the homeless in New York City. Mason is the co-founder of Single Stop, a non-profit organization that connects people from low-income neighborhoods to existing but untapped public services. Mason joined the CPI in September, 2015.
Nicholas Bloom
CPI Affiliates in the News

With the American Economic Association holding its annual meeting earlier this month, the national media turned its attention to income and wealth inequality. The New York Times prominently featured the work of Stanford economist Nicholas A. Bloom, who is examining the underlying dynamics of income inequality. The article also cites CPI research group leader Raj Chetty.
Russell Sage Foundation
Unanticipated Implications of the Great Recession

How did the Great Recession affect criminal justice, parenting, the private safety net, and health? In collaboration with the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, the Russell Sage Foundation has issued a series of briefs that measure the social and economic fallout of the economic downturn. Read the latest briefs on car ownership, criminal justice policy, mothers' health, and fathers' health.

News from Other Poverty Centers
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Childbirth and Financial Supports

A new study from the Center for Poverty Research explores how economic wellbeing changes in households experiencing a childbirth. According to the study, the economic wellbeing of U.S. households falls in the months before and after a birth, especially among parents with low levels of education and among single mothers who live without other adults. 
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Call for Articles: Anti-Poverty Policy Innovations

The Institute for Research on Poverty and the Russell Sage Foundation are collaborating on a new journal issue that will showcase a collection of innovative and targeted policy proposals intended to reduce poverty or improve economic wellbeing in the short- and/or long-term. Proposals are due by April 15, 2016.
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The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, a program of the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences, is partly supported by Grant Number 1H79AE000101 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and receives funding from the Elfenworks Foundation.

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