Senior Program Director

Expertise: 2020 Census, American Community Survey, child well-being, demographic trends in the United States, estimation and forecasting, inequality.

Beth Jarosz is a senior program director in U.S. Programs. She joined PRB in 2013. Her focus is on subnational demographic and socio-economic trends, estimation and forecasting, and trends in child well-being. Jarosz previously worked as an instructor at Pensacola State College and as a demographer at the San Diego Association of Governments. She has been both a panelist and steering committee member for National Academies’ workshops on the American Community Survey and 2020 Census. She is currently vice president of the Association of Public Data Users and a member of the Essentials for Childhood Initiative’s Steering Committee. Jarosz previously served as vice president of the Southern Demographic Association. Jarosz holds a master’s degree in demographic and social analysis from the University of California, Irvine, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Rhode Island. She has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and has been quoted in national media, including Fortune and CityLab (The Atlantic).