Keeping up with the breaking news in demography
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Ancient Killers are Unmasked
Today's news brought new insight into two of history's massively deadly epidemics: (1) what killed the ancient Aztecs in Mexico afte...
Monday, January 15, 2018
Measuring Neighborhood Diversity
For decades now social scientists have measured the segregation of neighborhoods. Reynolds Farley at the University of Michigan was a pionee...
Sunday, January 14, 2018
The GeoDemographics of Gerrymandering
Article 1, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution lays out the basis for the census in the U.S. The enumeration of the population (all persons c...
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Africans Find Work--and Abuse--in the Gulf States
No place on earth is growing more quickly in population terms than sub-Saharan Africa. Importantly, the population growth is outpacing econo...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
A Japanese Town Figures Out How to Raise the Birth Rate
Thanks to Duane Miller for pointing me to a story in the Economist about a small town in Japan that has figured out how to double its birth...
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