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...

Testimony Supporting Funding for Census, NSF, NIJ, and BJS

PAA and APC express support for the Census Bureau, National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institute of Justice (NIJ), and Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS).  These agencies are important to the Population Association of America (PAA) and Association of...

White House Releases Equitable Data Working Group Report

On April 22, the Equitable Data Working Group (EDWG) released a report on advancing the use of equitable data in the federal government. Established in response to President Biden’s Executive Order on Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities...