Richard Alba Explains Mistakes in a Census Prediction

May 11, 2017

The Census and Right-Wing HysteriaThe New York Times, 5.11.17

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The Census and Right-Wing Hysteria

The New York Times, 5.11.17

The census prediction is based on at least five mistakes, all of them correctable. In an article last year in The American Prospect, the sociologist Richard Alba showed how the first three mistakes underestimated the likely growth of the population that views itself as white.