Thursday, October 15th, 2009 Posted in PRB Newsby Bill Butz, PRB president Those of us at PRB who attended this year’s IUSSP International Population Conference had an enlightening, exciting, and wonderful time in Marrakesh. We also had a ... Read more..
Friday, October 2nd, 2009 Posted in PRB Newsby Bill Butz, president I’m enjoying this week immensely. Of approximately 904 scientific papers or panel presentations and 856 poster presentations, I’ve personally experienced only a small number. Of the 2,700 ... Read more..
Wednesday, January 28th, 2009 Posted in PRB Newsby Bill Butz, president and CEO Fifteen years ago, the U.S. Congress, in bipartisan consort with Vice President Gore, passed the Government Performance and Results Act. All federal agencies had to ... Read more..
Wednesday, January 21st, 2009 Posted in PRB Newsby Bill Butz, president and CEO Accompanied by old friend and PRB visiting scholar Charlie Teller, I biked from home to the National Mall early yesterday morning. Among the 2 million, we ... Read more.. Read more..
Friday, January 9th, 2009 Posted in Population Basicsby Bill Butz, president and CEO In the Vienna Institute of Demography’s conference proceedings on the question “Can policies enhance fertility in Europe?,” I argue a little-heard view: Fertility in Europe is ... Read more..
Tuesday, January 6th, 2009 Posted in Population Basicsby Bill Butz, president and CEO “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” Benjamin Disraeli “It is easy to lie with statistics, but it is easier to lie ... Read more.. Read more..
Wednesday, October 15th, 2008 Posted in PRB Newsby Bill Butz, President and CEO, Population Reference Bureau Welcome to Behind the Numbers, the PRB blog! You already know that prb.org is a wide-ranging and reliable source of information about population, ... Read more..