Beth Jarosz is a senior research associate 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. Jarosz holds a master’s degree in demographic and social analysis from the University of California, Irvine, and a bachelor’s 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).
Why Are They Asking That? What Everyone Needs to Know About 2020 Census Questions
By law, the U.S. government is required to count the number of people living in the United States every 10 years. Getting an accurate count is important because census numbers impact daily life in the United States in many ways.