How old we are, how much education we have, where we were born and where we live have immense implications for our families and for our communities. Brookings experts use demographic data to make informed policy recommendations for issues such as community development, housing and education.
Reuters/Shamil Zhumatov - Zhambytai Zhumaliyava (L), a farmer's wife, and her granddaughter Ayazhan prepare traditional kurt cheese balls for drying inside a yurt, traditional nomad felt tent, on the mountainous Assy plateau, about 2,500 meters (8,202 feet) above sea level, some 90 kilometres (56 miles) east of Almaty July 31, 2013.
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William H. Frey
Senior Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program
Vice President and Director, Metropolitan Policy Program
The Adeline M. and Alfred I. Johnson Chair in Urban and Metropolitan Policy
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