The Center for the Study of Inequality (CSI) serves as the intellectual hub for inequality scholarship and research at Cornell. It supports research and knowledge that is evidence-based and systematic, whether it is “basic” research that develops formal models of the social processes that underpin inequality or “applied” research that assesses the intended or unintended consequences of policies that affect equality of opportunity.
Only 36% of the gender segregation seen among college-educated workers is tied to their undergraduate degrees, a new study finds.Read more
White guests favor Airbnb properties with white hosts, but are more inclined to rent from Black or Asian hosts if they see featured reviews from previous white guests, Cornell research finds.Read more
Mar’Quon Frederick, a government major, will spend the summers of 2022 and 2023 in the Institute for Responsible Citizenship's Washington Program.Read more
Advancing research for the future
In 2016, CSI was honored to have received a 10 million dollar grant from The Atlantic Philanthropies, created by Charles F. Feeney ’56. The funding was designated to advance inequality research at Cornell University. Read the full story here.