Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality

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The Stone Center conducts and promotes quantitative research using inequality as a lens on society, the economy and politics. The faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and students working within the Center share a commitment to scholarship that is data-driven, interdisciplinary, oriented toward policy and institutional change, and that addresses questions about inequality throughout the world..

Our core functions:

  • Researching the causes, nature, and consequences of socio-economic inequality, with a goal of expanding research on wealth concentration at the top;
  • Training and teaching new inequality scholars at the Graduate Center, CUNY, across a number of academic disciplines;
  • Participating in discussions and debates on inequality through public programs and collaboration with journalists; and
  • Housing the US Office of LIS, the cross-national data center based in Luxembourg.

The Center was created in 2016 with a generous gift from the James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Foundation.

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Addressing Economic, Political, and Social Inequalities

Focus Areas

The Stone Center is focused on building and sharing knowledge about the causes, nature, and consequences of socio-economic inequality.

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Our Scholars

Our team is made up of faculty, postdoctoral scholars, graduate students, and other researchers.

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