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Here’s the Place That Will Make or Break Biden’s $20 Billion Broadband Plan

CNET | Feb. 19, 2021
PRB’s report on the digital divide in Appalachia, developed on behalf of the Appalachian Regional Commission was cited.

Harnessing Demographic Dividend Will Speed Up Ghana’s Development – NPC

News Ghana | Feb. 19, 2021
PRB’s work with Ghana’s National Population Council on demographic dividends was highlighted.


Republicans and Democrats From Florida Request More COVID-19 Vaccines for Snowbirds

Miami Herald | Jan. 14, 2021
PRB’s research on aging trends in the United States was cited.


Personas Mayores de 65 Años Serán Las Próximas en Recibir la Vacuna Contra el Coronavirus en Florida

(People Over 65 Will Be the Next to Receive the Coronavirus Vaccine in Florida)
Univision | Dec. 23, 2020
PRB’s research on aging trends in the United States was cited.


Florida Could Lose Power in Washington if Trump’s New Immigration Order Is Enacted

The Miami Herald | July 21, 2020
Beth Jarosz discussed the potential impact of President Trump’s Executive Order requiring the Census Bureau to exclude undocumented immigrants from the 2020 Census population counts used for apportionment.

2020 Census Self-Response Rates and Undercount Risk of Young Children

NPR | July 5, 2020
PRB’s report on self-response rates in areas at risk for undercounting young children in the 2020 Census was featured in the daily newscast.(Our segment begins at the 3:52 mark.)


COVID-19: What Will the World Look Like Nine Months on?

Knowledge Success Blog | June 25, 2020
Kristen Patterson discussed the importance of supporting sustainable solutions led by local women and youth.

Nesting Isn’t Hormonal, It’s Societal, Says New Research

Motherly | March 11, 2020
Linda Jacobsen discussed research on why mothers do more housework when they have a partner in the home.

Hundreds of Thousands of Kids Could Be Missed by the 2020 Census. These N.J. Towns Will Be Affected Most

NJ.com | March 6, 2020
Mark Mather discussed reasons why young children are undercounted in the decennial census.

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