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William H. Frey

Research Professor, Population Studies Center.

Senior Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institute.

Adjunct Professor, Sociology.

Ph.D., Brown University

Dr. Frey specializes in migration, population redistribution, and the demography of metropolitan areas. He is currently studying the dynamics of race and status-selective immigration and internal migration dynamics in U.S. metropolitan areas with the 1980-2000 Censuses. He also studies the migration and distribution of the elderly population in the U.S. as well as poverty migration determinants. Frey directs the Social Science Data Analysis Network (www.SSDAN.net) that creates demographic media for educators and policy-makers.

Recent Publications

Books

Frey, William H. 2013. Diversity Explosion: How New Racial Demographics Are Remaking America. Washington D.C.: Brookings Institution Press. Publisher Link .

Frey, William H., Stephanie Somerman, and John P. DeWitt. 2012. Investigating change: web-based analyses of US Census and American Community Survey data. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Cengage Learning.

Frey, William H. 2010. Investigating change in American society, 3rd edition. Belmont, CA : Wadsworth. Abstract.

Frey, William H. 2007. America: A Social Atlas. New York : Longman.

Frey, William H., Amy Anspach, John DeWitt, and SSDAN Staff. Allyn & Bacon Social Atlas of the United States. Boston : Pearson/Allyn & Bacon. Abstract.

Frey, William H., Cheryl First-Bornstein, Tarek Anandan, and Megan Cook. 2004. Investigating Change in American Society: Exploring Social Trends with US Census Data, 2nd Edition. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thompson Learning. Abstract.

Journal Articles

Frey, William H. 2010. "Baby Boomers and the New Demographics of America's Seniors." Generations-Journal of the American Society on Aging, 34(3): 28-37. Abstract.

Frey, William H., and A. Singer. 2010. "Demographic dynamics and natural disasters: learning from Katrina and Rita." Population and Environment, 31(1-3): 1-2. DOI.

Liaw, Kao-Lee, and William H. Frey. 2007. "Multivariate Explanation of the 1985-1990 and 1995-2000 Destination Choices of Newly Arrived Immigrants in the United States: The Beginning of a New Trend." Population, Space and Place, 13(5): 377-399. DOI. Abstract.

Frey, William H. 2007. "300 Million and Counting." Milken Institute Review, First Quarter.

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