Below is a selected list of PRB's media coverage from 2015. For press inquiries, contact PRB's vice president of Communications and Marketing, Peter Goldstein.
Voluntary Birth Control Is A Climate Change Solution Nobody Wants To Talk About
Jason Bremner is interviewed and explains the connection between family planning, women's empowerment, and climate change.
HuffPost Impact (Dec. 4, 2015)
Minnesota Nears Slipping Below 50 Percent Married Rate
Mark Mather is quoted on the marriage rate in the U.S.
Star Tribune (Dec. 3, 2015)
PRB 2015 World Population Data Visualization Site Short-Listed for Kantar Information Is Beautiful Awards
The Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards celebrate excellence and beauty in data visualizations, infographics, and information art.
Kantar (Nov. 16, 2015)
Now, the Two-Child Policy
Kristin Bietsch's analysis is cited in The Economist article on two-child China.
The Economist (Nov. 7, 2015)
Change in China's One-Child Policy Unlikely to Spark Population Boom
Kristin Bietsch is interviewed in USA Today.
USA Today (Oct. 29, 2015)
Best of the Visualisation Web… August 2015
PRB's 2015 World Population Digital Visualization site was named "Best of the Visualisation Web" for August 2015. The site has also been honored by other leaders in data visualization, including being Featured by Visualoop, and highlighted as a Staff Pick on Visual.ly, and winning Gold at the Davey Awards. Also a recent winner: the 2014 Digital Visualization for the Communicator Awards and the W3 Awards.
Visualising Data (Oct. 26, 2015)
How Family Planning Can Help the Climate
Jason Bremner is interviewed on MSNBC's Greenhouse.
MSNBC (Sept. 24, 2015)
Migrant Dream Realized: Coming Home to Africa, With Money
Cites PRB on remittances.
Bloomberg (Sept. 1, 2015)
Mompreneurship Is the 'New Normal'
References PRB's 2012 article on U.S. working mothers with children.
HuffPo Blog (Sept. 4, 2015)
The World in 2050: Same Size, a Lot More People
For the special CNN series Africa View, a slideshow of the top 10 most populous countries based on PRB's 2015 World Population Data Sheet.
CNN (Aug. 28, 2015)
Lagos 2050: How Should Africa's Biggest City Prepare for Doubling in Size?
For the special CNN series Africa View, Thomas Page reports on Africa's population, focusing on Lagos as a key driver of Nigeria's projected population growth.
CNN (Aug. 27, 2015)
326 Billion Reasons Africa Is on the Move
For the special CNN series Africa View, Thomas Page reports on Africa's population, citing PRB's 2015 World Population Data Sheet.
CNN (Aug. 21, 2015)
17 Countries Where Women Are the Majority of Wage-Earners
Demographer Kristin Bietsch talks to Anna Louie Sussman of the Wall Street Journal about progress and trends in women's wages worldwide.
WSJ (Aug. 18, 2015)
These 10 Countries Will Have the World's Biggest Populations by 2050
Peter Goldstein talks to Steve Matthews of Bloomberg about the demographic trends in PRB's 2015 World Population Data Sheet.
Bloomberg (Aug. 18, 2015)
Biggest Populations in 2050: Move Over Russia and Mexico. Here Comes Africa
The rise of African countries, according to population projections in PRB's 2015 World Population Data Sheet.
CNN Money (Aug. 18, 2015)
A Summer 'Vacation' Likely to End in Horror
Raheel Raza, president of the Council for Muslims Facing Tomorrow, cites PRB's data analysis on girls and women at risk of female genital mutilation/cutting in the United States.
Huffington Post (Aug. 25, 2015)
Pakistan Will be World's Sixth Largest Nation by 2050: Report
Reports on the ten countries that will receive the greatest increase in population by 2050, citing PRB's 2015 World Population Data Sheet.
Express Tribune (Aug. 30, 2015)
Nigeria: 2050 Population Explosion - Is Nigeria Ready for 397 Million People?
Nigeria, currently the seventh most populous country in the world, will rise to number four in 2050.
Vanguard (Aug. 27, 2015)
Indonesia to Lose Spot As World’s Fourth Most Populous Nation by 2050
Nigeria will replace Indonesia as fourth most populous country in 2050, according to PRB data.
Jakarta Post (Aug. 19, 2015)
Ethiopia, Nigeria Say Today's Children Will be Richer Than Their Parents, Kenya and Tanzania Not so Sure
Quotes Peter Goldstein on Africa being a key driver of growth as seen in trends in PRB's 2015 data sheet.
Mail & Guardian Africa (Aug. 18, 2015)
En 2050, trois des dix pays les plus peuplés de la planète seront africains
Slate Afrique (Aug. 18, 2015)
Is the U.S.'s 'Baby Recession' Over?
Mark Mather is interviewed in this WSJ Live segment regarding the change in U.S. birth rates.
WSJ Live (June 17, 2015)