What’s at Stake in an Underfunded Census?
For the 2020 census, each household in the country will either receive mailed instructions on how to fill out the census online or the paper questionnaire. Ensuring that a maximum number of people fill it out is critical to census accuracy. Steven Romalewski, director of the mapping service at The Graduate Center, CUNY said the option of an online census may help more people fill out the questionnaire in some areas, but that its effectiveness depends on what areas have internet access.
Submitted on: MAR 23, 2018
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