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What Makes Rent “Affordable”? America’s Standard Metric Compares Rents to Incomes. That Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story.
by Dowell Myers, JungHo Park, and Eduardo Mendoza, October 1, 2018 > Slate Metropolis

How Much Worse is Affordability in LA than Before? (HRB 3)
by Dowell Myers, JungHo Park, and Eduardo Mendoza, September 2018
sponsored by the John Randolph and Dora Haynes Foundation > HRB 3 (pdf)

Homeownership Rate Rises for First Time in Years, Led by Millennials Across the States
by Dowell Myers, September 14, 2018
> Research Note (pdf)

How Much Added Housing is Really Needed in California? (Housing Research Brief 1)
by Dowell Myers, JungHo Park, and Janet Li, August 2018
sponsored by the John Randolph and Dora Haynes Foundation > HRB 1 (pdf)

How Much Added Housing is Really Needed in Los Angeles? (HRB 2)
by Dowell Myers, JungHo Park, and Eduardo Mendoza, August 2018
sponsored by the John Randolph and Dora Haynes Foundation > HRB 2 (pdf)

An Open Letter to Demographers of Racial Change
by Dowell Myers, July 4, 2018
> Open Letter (pdf)

The Coming Exodus of Older Homeowners
by Dowell Myers and Patrick Simmons, July 11, 2018
> Fannie Mae Housing Insights

The Demise of the White Majority is a Myth
by Dowell Myers and Morris Levy, May 18, 2018
> Washington Post op-ed
> Journal Article (pdf)

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

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

The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration
by Panel on the Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, September 21, 2016
> NAS Website

 

Featured Articles

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 and Equity amid Racial Diversity
by Dowell Myers, 2015
> JPER Article (pdf)

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

California Futures: New Narratives for a Changing Society
by Dowell Myers, July 2012
> Boom: A Journal of California (pdf)

Housing Market Links Older Whites, Young Latinos
by Dowell Myers, July 31, 2011
> Sacramento Bee op-ed (pdf)

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)