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PAA Members Urged to Respond: Privacy Protection Demonstration Data Release

On April 28, the U.S. Census Bureau released a new set of “demonstration data” to help the data user community evaluate the latest update to the new Disclosure Avoidance System to enhance protection of 2020 Census redistricting. The demonstration data use previously released 2010 Census data...

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Census Bureau Releases 2020 Census Apportionment Data

On April 26, the U.S. Census Bureau announced the first major results from the 2020 Census — state population counts used to apportion se ats in the U.S. House of Representatives. The results included the following: The resident U.S. population (as of April 1, 2020) is 331,449,281...

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President Biden Releases Initial Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Details

On April 9, President Biden released his Administration’s proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 discretionary funding request. Typically, the president introduces his proposed budget in early February. It is not unusual for a new Administration’s initial budget to be delayed. However, the FY 2022...

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Congressional Committee Unveils New Bill Reauthorizing National Science Foundation

NSF for the Future Act of 2021 Expands Funding and Scope of the Agency House Science Committee chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) has introduced a much-anticipated bill to reauthorize the National Science Foundation (NSF). H.R. 2225, the NSF for the Future Act of 2021 envisions an...

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Congressional Briefing: Demographic Insights into COVID-19

On April 23, the Population Association of America (PAA) sponsored its first (virtual) congressional briefing of 2021. The briefing, “Living, Working, Dying: Demographic Insights into COVID-19,” featured the work of four population scientists : Dr. Noreen Goldman, Princeton University; Dr....

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Statement of Solidarity with Asian Americans

The Population Association of America and Association of Population Centers stand in solidarity with the Asian American community during this difficult time and grieve the senseless loss of life. We urge our members to join us in expressing disdain for the deplorable acts of violence and...

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Population Scientists Participate in First Virtual Advocacy Day

On March 8, population scientists representing 10 states participated in over 40 meetings with congressional offices as part of the 2021 PAA Virtual Advocacy Day. The meetings, which PAA sponsors annually, are an important opportunity to inform staff in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of...

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First Open-Access Issue of Demography Now Available

We are so pleased to announce that the first open-access issue of Demography has been published by our new partner, Duke University Press (DUP). As an open-access journal, Demography is now available online for you – and everyone – to read. We encourage you to sign...


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Search for New Editor(s) of Demography Now Open

The PAA Committee on Publications invites applications for the position of Editor of Demography . The new Editor, or team of co Editors, will begin work in May 2022 and will edit the 2023-2025 volumes of the journal. Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a proposal for editing Demography ...


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PAA & APC Comments on NSF Strategic Plan Update

PAA & APC submitted comments to the National Science Foundation (NSF) in response to a request from the agency for broad input as it looks to begin updating its strategic plan. #GPAC2021 #NSF #latest-news

PAA-APC Comments on NSF Strategic Plan Update Feb. 2021.pdf

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