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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Committee on Population
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
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Semi-Annual Meeting
Committee on Population

Keck CenterJune 23-24, 2016
Keck Center, Room 208
500 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC

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The Integration of Immigrants into American Society
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Recent Reports
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Improving the Health of Women in the United States:

Women's HealthThis report from the Committee on Population and the Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice is the summary of a workshop held on women’s health and demography. The workshop was organized into four topical sessions, each designed to shed light on important determinants, consequences, effects and issues attending the relative disadvantage of women in the United States in comparison with women in other economically advanced nations.

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The Determinants of Recent Trends in Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa

Fertility in Africa img homepageLThis report is the summary of a workshop held in June 2015 that explored the determinants and consequences of fertility trends in sub-Saharan Africa to better understand factors that may explain the pace of fertility decline in the region. The workshop was organized to explore fertility trends, their proximate determinants, the status and impact of family planning programs, and prospects for further reducing fertility.

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Sharing Research Data to Improve Public Health in Africa

Public HealthLThis report is a summary of a workshop held in South Africa earlier this year that convened public health researchers and epidemiologists primarily from the African content along with international experts, to talk about the benefits and challenges of sharing data to improve public health, and discuss potential actions to guide future work related to public health research data sharing.

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Strengthening the Scientific Foundation for Policymaking to Meet the Challenges of Aging in Latin America and the Caribbean

Aging in Latin AmericaLThis report is the summary of a workshop held in Mexico City earlier this year where scientific research was presented on aging in Latin America and the Caribbean and the similarities and differences around the world. The workshop highlighted the main areas where experts believe research is insufficient and where new research is required.

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The Integration of Immigrants into American Society

Immigrant IntegrationLThis report summarizes what we know about how immigrants and their descendants are integrating into American society in a range of areas such as education, occupations, health, and language.

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The Growing Gap in Life Expectancy by Income: Implications for Federal Programs and Policy Responses

Growing Gap Report CoverLThis report examines the impact the growing gap in life expectancy has on the present value of lifetime benefits that people with higher or lower earnings will receive from major entitlement programs, such as Social Security.

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