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A new USC PopDynamics website was launched starting September 2018. Please visit our new website by clicking link below:

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What's New

Myers and Levy 2018

An Open Letter to Demographers of Racial Change

by Dowell Myers, July 2018
  > Open Letter (pdf)

Millennial Homeownership Rate Paradox

Resolving the Millennial Homeownership Rate Paradox

by Dowell Myers, Hyojung Lee, and Patrick Simmons, May 9, 2018
  > Fannie Mae Perspective

The Awakening of Millennial Homeownership Demand

by Dowell Myers and Patrick Simmons, November 29, 2017
  > Fannie Mae Perspective

New Importance of Children

The New Importance of Children in America

by Dowell Myers, October 2017
sponsored by the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health
and the Children's Hospital Association
  > Report (pdf)


The Doubled Importance of Children in California

Dowell Myers video interview on importance of children with data animations, March 29, 2017 (Video length 9:16)

  > YouTube Video

Featured Articles

Peak Millennials

Peak Millennials: Three Reinforcing Cycles That Amplify the Rise and Fall of Urban Concentration by Millennials

by Dowell Myers, April 25, 2016
  > Peak Millennials (pdf)

Mutual Benefits

Mutual Benefits and Equity amid Racial Diversity

by Dowell Myers, 2015
  > Mutual Benefits (pdf)

Immigrant Workforce Contributions report

The Contributions of Immigrants and Their Children to the American Workforce and Jobs of the Future

by Dowell Myers, Stephen Levy and John Pitkin, June 2013
sponsored by the Center for American Progress
  > Report (pdf)

Immigrant Contributions to Housing Demand report

Immigrant Contributions to Housing Demand

by Dowell Myers and John Pitkin, March 2013
sponsored by the Research Institute for Housing America
  > Report (pdf)

California Boom article

California Futures:
New Narratives for a Changing Society

by Dowell Myers, July 2012
  > Boom: A Journal of California (pdf)

Sacramento Bee op-ed

Housing Market Links Older Whites, Young Latinos

by Dowell Myers, July 31, 2011
 > Sacramento Bee op-ed (pdf)

New Maturity of LA

Immigrants and the New Maturity of Los Angeles

by Dowell Myers, Janna Goldberg, Sarah Mawhorter, and Seong Hee Min, 2010, in State of the City, Ali Modarres, ed., Pat Brown Institute  > State of the City chapter (pdf)