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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Committee on Population
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Migration and Urbanization


Cities TransformedDemographic Change and Its Implications in the Developing World  (CPOP)

Virtually all of the growth in the world’s population for the foreseeable future will take place in the cities and towns of the developing world. Over the next twenty years, most developing... Read more

Malaria Control During Mass Population Movements and Natural Disasters  (CPOP)

1 INTRODUCTION Why Malaria Control in Emergency Situations?, Recommendations, 2 MALARIA AND MOBILITY—A BRIEF HISTORY AND OVERVIEW Speed, Duration, and Cause of Mass Population Movements,... Read more

Demographic Assessment Techniques in Complex Humanitarian EmergenciesSummary of a Workshop  (CPOP)

The Roundtable on the Demography of Forced Migration was established by the Committee on Population of the National Research Council in 1999. The roundtable is composed of experts from academia,... Read more

Forced Migration and Mortality  (CPOP)

Understanding Mortality Patterns in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies Charles B. Keely, Holly E. Reed, and Ronald J. Waldman Appendix: Five Illustrations of Uncertainty: Mortality in... Read more

The Consequences of Maternal Morbidity and Maternal MortalityReport of a Workshop  (CBASSE)

COMMITTEE ON POPULATION - 1998 JANE MENKEN (Chair), Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder CAROLINE H. BLEDSOE, Department of Anthropology, Northwestern... Read more

The Demography of Forced MigrationSummary of a Workshop  (CBASSE)

Because forced migration situations are often physically dangerous and politically complicated, estimates of these populations are often difficult to make. Estimates of forced migration vary, but it... Read more

The Immigration DebateStudies on the Economic, Demographic, and Fiscal Effects of Immigration  (CBASSE)

The New Americans (NRC 1997) presents an analysis of the economic gains and losses from immigration--for the nation, states, and local areas--providing a scientific foundation for public discussion... Read more

The New AmericansEconomic, Demographic, and Fiscal Effects of Immigration  (CPOP)

This book sheds light on one of the most controversial issues of the decade. It identifies the economic gains and losses from immigration--for the nation, states, and local areas--and provides a... Read more

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