Report Card on Poverty and Inequality
On Monday, Feb. 1, 2016 The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality will host its 3rd annual State of the Union conference. The feature presentation: The Poverty and Inequality Report 2016. This year, the world's top experts assess how the U.S. stacks up against its peer countries across 9 key domains: labor markets; poverty; health, income, and wealth inequality; segregation; education; mobility; and the safety net.
Roster of Experts:
- Michael Hout, Professor of Sociology, New York University
- Janet Gornick, Professor of Political Science and Sociology, The Graduate Center, City University of New York; Director of LIS, Cross‐National Data Center in Luxembourg
- Markus Jäntti, Professor of Economics, Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University
- Jason Beckfield, Professor of Sociology, Harvard University
- Timothy Smeeding, Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Public Affairs and Economics, University of Wisconsin
- Jonathan Fisher, Research Scholar, Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University
- Gabriel Zucman, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of California-Berkeley
- Daniel T. Lichter, Ferris Family Professor in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Professor of Sociology, and Director of the Cornell Population Center, Cornell University
- Anna K. Chmielewski, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy, University of Toronto
- Sean Reardon, Professor of Education, Stanford University
- Miles Corak, Professor of Economics, University of Ottawa, and Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard University
- Karen Long Jusko, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Faculty Affiliate of the Europe Center, and Safety Net Research Group Leader, Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University
The Center on Poverty and Inequality, a program of the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences, is generously supported by the Elfenworks Foundation and Stanford University. The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality is funded by Grant Number AE00101 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, awarded by the Substance Abuse Mental Health Service Administration. The contents of this report are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation) or the Substance Abuse Mental Health Service Administration.
This page last updated September 8, 2015.