William H. Frey

Frey discusses challenges and accuracy issues with 2020 Census

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"'A Brush with Catastrophe': Inside the 2020 Census Meltdown" - Politico. 9/10/2020.

"It has a pretty good chance of being the least accurate" census in modern memory, said William H. Frey, a PSC Demographer and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. "This may be enough of a brush with catastrophe that people will realize we don't want to get this close to it again."

Between the COVID-19 pandemic and novel Presidential constraints, the US Census Bureau is challenged like never before to get this once a decade, largest survey in the world right.


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