PRB: Articles/Publications/Articles.aspxHow Family Planning Could Help Slow Climate Change Ms. Magazine blog published "How Family Planning Could Help Slow Climate Change," by PRB's Kristen P. Patterson.12/01/2015/Publications/Articles/2015/ms-blog-family-planning-climate-change.aspx8e1ff4fa-2e51-4c5a-91f3-295e8606361dWhere Poverty and Inequality IntersectIn the United States, the gap between those at the top of the economic ladder and those at the bottom is wide and growing.09/23/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/us-poverty-inequality.aspx7a6badc0-3a74-433a-b14c-d38806bc4d59The New, Regional PoliticsThe results of the 2000 U.S. presidential election and those of several to come will be influenced by sharp regional shifts in America's voting population, shifts that began in 1990. (Note: This article was written prior to the 2000 presidential election.)10/01/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/TheNewRegionalPolitics.aspx5cfee2ae-b80f-4359-bcc2-3697e8a5838eThe Growing Owner/Renter Gap in Affordable HousingNew data from the American Community Survey show that between 2007 and 2012, the cost burden for homeowners has dropped, while the share of renters with high cost burdens has increased. 10/01/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/us-owners-renters-housing.aspx20a8bb4c-23fc-46e6-b0a9-674726f96f3fPRB's Journalist Training Continues to Shape StoriesThis article profiles two Women's Edition journalists: Shai Venkatraman from India and Farahnaz Zahidi Moazzam from Pakistan, who participated from 2010 to 2012.01/12/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/womens-edition-journalists.aspx50732deb-5ae4-4965-b6c2-194472f093cdNew Studies Link U.S. Hispanics’ Longer Life Expectancy to Migration Patterns, Less SmokingU.S. Hispanics tend to defy the odds: They outlive non-Hispanic whites by three years on average, despite having lower income and education levels. In 2014, life expectancy at birth for the U.S. Hispanic population was 81.8 years, compared with 78.8 years for the U.S. non-Hispanic white population.01/01/0001/Publications/Articles/2017/Hispanics-Life-Expectancy-Migration-Patterns.aspx70107f70-f23a-428d-9ec3-39cc1270259fU.S. Energy Boom Fuels Population Growth in Many Rural CountiesA population boom in energy-rich counties is breathing new life into parts of the Midwest and Appalachia that have experienced long-term population decline or slow growth compared with the rest of the United States, according to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau.03/28/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/us-oil-rich-counties.aspxfab9887d-e5d0-4763-acd7-37210c42bb91Is There a U.S. Shortage of Scientists and Engineers? It Depends Where You LiveRural states and some minorities lag in high-tech opportunities—and the uneven distribution of these opportunities points to critical economic and educational differentials. 08/01/2006/Publications/Articles/2006/IsThereaUSShortageofScientistsandEngineersItDependsWhereYouLive.aspxf0db72a0-a73a-4726-ab53-6437fc41fbe6The Role of Intergenerational Land Transfers and Education in Fertility Transition in Rural Kenya Using data from Nyeri District in rural Kenya, researchers examined the impact of diminishing land availability, farm size, and inheritance patterns on fertility decisionmaking and behavior, and shed new light on the role of education, long considered the key determinant of fertility transition.07/22/2010/Publications/Articles/2010/kenyafertility.aspxf07d8be2-6064-4db7-abdf-be5810bb7aebFertility Declining in the Middle East and North AfricaPopulation growth of the mainly Arab countries of the Middle East and North Africa has been slowed by fertility declines in some of the region's largest countries.01/24/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/menafertilitydecline.aspxdd5df64a-67bd-419b-a0b4-3d75ffe85ae2