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Today, Young Women in the United States Are More Likely to Die Than at Any Point Since the 1960s. Why?

The first in a series of three blogs on our new "Losing More Ground" report, published November 30.

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Shifts, Flips, and Blips: Reflecting on 25 Years of U.S. Population Change

Mark Mather from our U.S. Programs team looks back at key population trends since he joined PRB in 1998.

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PRB CEO Calls For Restoring Public Trust in Data at United Nations Development Event

“If we lose public trust in our data sources, it doesn’t matter the data that we collect,” Jordan said.

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To Fix the Care Economy, the United States Should Look Internationally

On this World Population Day, we’re examining the state of the care economy in the United States—and looking abroad for ways to strengthen it.

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The Census Bureau Just Released New 2020 Data. Here Are Five Things to Know.

After delays due to the pandemic, the U.S. Census Bureau has finally released a new batch of data from the 2020 Census. While the Demographic and Housing Characteristics data isn’t a current snapshot, it still gives us the most comprehensive and granular information available for the U.S. population.

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Analyzing Big Data on a Shoestring Budget

Big data has opened a new world for demographers and public health scientists to explore. But is analyzing big data practical and affordable?

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