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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Committee on Population
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Ethnicity, Race, and Gender


Hispanics and the Future of America  (CPOP)

Hispanics and the Future of America presents details of the complex story of a population that varies in many dimensions, including national origin, immigration status, and generation. The papers in... Read more

Multiple Origins, Uncertain Destinies: Hispanics and the American Future  (CPOP)

Given current demographic trends, nearly one in five U.S. residents will be of Hispanic origin by 2025. This major demographic shift and its implications for both the United States and the growing... Read more

Critical Perspectives on Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health in Late Life  (CPOP)

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Understanding Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health in Late Life: A Research Agenda  (CPOP)

As the population of older Americans grows, it is becoming more racially and ethnically diverse. Differences in health by racial and ethnic status could be increasingly consequential for health... Read more

Emerging Issues in Hispanic Health:Summary of a Workshop  (CPOP,CSES)

Hispanics are defined as people of Spanish-speaking origin from Latin America, the Caribbean, or Europe. Hispanics vary in terms of socioeconomic status, race, religion and/or more. A common... Read more

Changing Numbers, Changing Needs: American Indian Demography and Public Health  (CBASSE)

The reported population of American Indians and Alaska Natives has grown rapidly over the past 20 years. These changes raise questions for the Indian Health Service and other agencies responsible for... Read more

Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Health of Older Americans  (CBASSE)

Older Americans, even the oldest, can now expect to live years longer than those who reached the same ages even a few decades ago. Although survival has improved for all racial and ethnic groups,... Read more

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