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Understanding and Using 5-Year Estimates From the ACS

In this PRB webinar—delivered to the Annie E. Casey Foundation's KIDS COUNT Network— PRB’s Mark Mather discusses what to expect from the new ACS estimates and offers some practical guidelines for working with the data.

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Social Security Benefits Around the World, 1970 to 2000

This PowerPoint presentation and narration is based on data generated from research conducted at one of the NIA-supported centers on the demography of aging. The slides illustrate data on replacement rates in 40 high-to-medium income countries from around the world from 1970 to 2000 and the variation in the extent to which social security income benefits substitute for earnings.

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Distilled Demographics: Migration

How is an "immigrant" definied? Why do people migrate? How is the world becoming a "melting pot?" In this video, PRB senior demographer Carl Haub answers these questions and clarifies how migration affects population.

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New and Upcoming Contraceptive Technologies

There have been some exciting new developments in contraceptive research and implementation, but what are the most promising ones? These and other questions from science to research to the field were addressed by a panel of experts as part of PRB's 2010-2011 Policy Seminar series. A panel of experts as part of PRB's 2010-2011 Policy Seminar answer questions about new and upcoming contraceptive technologies.

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Defining 'Good' and 'Poor' Health Empirically: A Profile of Older Adults in the United States

During a PRB Policy Seminar, Linda Waite, professor of sociology at the University of Chicago, described an effort by her and colleagues to categorize older people into "classes" of health. We can trace health trajectories for people at older ages, but age by itself does not determine these pathways.

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Population Research and Poverty Reduction

With Sara Seims, program director of the Population Program at the Hewlett Foundation.

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Recent Trends in U.S. Child Care

In this interview, Lynda Laughlin, a family demographer with the U.S. Census Bureau and author of the report "Who's Minding the Kids?", discusses trends in child care over the past 20 years, how families deal with increasing facility-based care costs, and how extended families still play an integral role in caring for children.

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100 Years and Beyond: Increasing Human Life Expectancy, A Conversation With James Vaupel

Bill Butz talks with James Vaupel about the amazing increase in human longevity over the past 200 years and how much longer human life expectancy can be extended.

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Recession and Recovery: How Are Americans Affected?

The Population Association of America sponsored a presentation on recession, recovery, and families in the United States.

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Are Climate Change and Sustainable Development Really Linked?

In her presentation as part of PRB's Policy Seminar series, Karen Hardee identified existing connections between climate change and sustainable development, and made some recommendations for stronger and more durable links.

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