The Center for Public Information on Population Research at the Population Reference Bureau explains and publicizes the findings of population research and their implications. The Center serves the entire field of population sciences by translating research into information that can be used by decisionmakers in the public and private sectors, individuals, and families. CPIPR Overview, 2014

Center activities include:

  • Writing, producing, and disseminating web articles and Population Bulletins highlighting recent demographic research findings from other population centers.
  • Hosting webinars and blogs to raise awareness of population issues and research findings in a global public audience.
  • Hosting innovative web forums that provide updates and perspectives on recent demographic research relevant to current issues and the opportunity to engage in a lively exchange with leading experts on the topic.
  • Organizing and hosting symposia on population topics with policy implications, and posting webcasts of symposia on the CPIPR website.
  • Providing information services for the media and the public.

Recent Regional Research Projects With National Implications

  • The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview From the 2007–2011 American Community Survey
  • The Appalachian Region in 2010: A Census Data Overview
  • Household Wealth and Financial Security in Appalachia

CPIPR is connected to the research community through its advisory group.

CPIPR is funded by a grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

For more information:

Linda A. Jacobsen, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Public Information on Population Research
Population Reference Bureau
1875 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 520
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: 202-483-1100
Fax: 202-328-3937