Can Likely Voter Models Be Improved?
High-profile polling failures in recent elections have drawn attention to the challenges in using surveys to predict outcomes. Our study examines various methods of determining who is a likely voter.
Twins, triplets and more: More U.S. births are multiples than ever before
The share of multiples born in the U.S. is at an all-time high. In 2014, 3.5% of all babies born were twins, triplets or higher-order multiples, new data show.
Supreme Court could reshape voting districts, with big impact on Hispanics
How the Supreme Court decides a redistricting case from Texas could affect Hispanic voting strength and House representation from coast to coast.
Cuban immigration to U.S. surges as relations warm
The number of Cubans seeking to enter the U.S. has spiked dramatically since President Obama announced in December a renewal of ties with the island nation.
Without one-child policy, China still might not see baby boom, gender balance
China’s rapid economic development, its urbanization and its culture will continue to play a role in family size and the population’s gender makeup.
5 facts about illegal immigration in the U.S.
The number of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. has stabilized in recent years after decades of rapid growth. Here are five facts from our latest analysis of this population.
Building outpaces population growth in many of China’s urban areas
With so much new infrastructure, 62% of urban areas in China with populations over 100,000 have become less crowded — even as most gained in total population.