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Research Impact

SIEPR’s Raj Chetty and David Grusky are influencing government policy and practice with revelations about inequality. Find out how in this Stanford Magazine feature about their ambitious collaborations with others.

Research Spotlight

Despite improvements in education and social mobility, "profound racial and ethnic inequalities" still exist — and are sometimes even increasing — in areas like employment, health and housing.

Policy brief

Online platforms like Yelp are brimming with information, and SIEPR visiting scholar Michael Luca says the time is ripe for economists and policymakers to tap these treasure troves of data to enhance their work in informing policy.

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July 2, 2017

As a member of a G20 group, the SIEPR senior fellow will focus on activities of the World Bank and IMF.

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July 2, 2017

This New York Times article cites research by SIEPR faculty fellow Rebecca Diamond showing how tax-credit housing benefits poor neighborhoods.

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June 29, 2017

SIEPR Senior Fellow John Shoven has new research suggesting that if your chance of dying within the next year is 1 percent or less, you might be considered "middle aged.” CBS has the story.