Science with a Side of CHIPS

Among the handful of major legislative accomplishments in the nearly completed 117th Congress was the passage of the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, which was signed into law by President Biden on August 9. Implementation of the Act is underway, with the...

APC Welcomes New Agency Heads

In recent weeks, the Presidents of PAA and APC sent letters welcoming the following new officials in the Biden Administration: Dr. Renee Wegrzyn, Director, Advanced Research Project Agency for Health; Dr. Amy S. Kelley, Deputy Director, National Institute on Aging;...

Statement: Implications of Restricting Access to Abortion

The Population Association of America and Association of Population Centers have not issued an official position on the legal, ethical, or moral implications of abortion. However, as scientists, we encourage policymakers to consider the strong evidence revealed by...

Statement regarding 2020 Census Post Enumeration Survey

Population scientists, including demographers, economists, and sociologists, rely on data collected and disseminated by the U.S. Census Bureau to inform their scientific and applied research and research training activities on a wide range of topics, including...