Working papers are intended to make results of Census Bureau research available to others and to encourage discussion on a variety of topics. They have not undergone a review and editorial process generally accorded to official Census Bureau publications.
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Measuring the Foreign-Born Population in U.S. with CPS: 1994 to 2002
The paper reports the results of research and analysis undertaken by the U.S. Census Bureau for measuring the foreign-born population.
Variations in State Mortality From 1960 to 1990
This paper assesses trends in mortality levels as indicated by changes in state life expectancy at birth and at age 65 from 1960 to 1990.
Analysis of General Hispanic Responses in Census 2000
This paper explores whether the format of the Hispanic origin question influenced respondents to provide general instead of specific national-origin responses.
Evaluation of 2000 Subcounty Population Estimates
This report presents an evaluation of estimates of the total population for 40,630 subcounty areas.