Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 Posted in Population Basicsby Carolyn Lamere This post was originally published by The New Security Beat, by the Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) at the Woodrow Wilson Center. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="531" caption="Photo: Sean ... Read more..
Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 Posted in Population Basicsby Carl Haub, senior demographer If statistics lie, as some have said, graphs can be the greatest prevaricators of all. I remembered a short article I did for a PRB newsletter ... Read more..
Friday, October 15th, 2010 Posted in Income/Povertyby Eric Zuehlke, editor The world’s poorest people live in poor countries, right? It seems self-evident. However, The Economist recently ran a piece on a new study from the Institute of ... Read more..
Thursday, March 12th, 2009 Posted in Reproductive Healthby Jay Gribble, vice president, International Programs I was recently looking at use of family planning methods in Pakistan. According to the recent Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey 2006-07, almost 30 ... 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..
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..