Demography and democracy

William H. Frey, a senior fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings, talks about his collaborative research project, “States of Change,” which explores demographic change and its effects on the U.S. electorate and politics.

Also in this episode, Senior Fellow Jonathan Pollack talks about the threat from North Korea in an installment of the Unpacked series.

Show Notes:

States of Change: Demographic Shifts, Representation Gaps, and America’s Future

America’s electoral future: How changing demographics could impact presidential elections from 2016 to 2032

States of Change: The Demographic Evolution of the American Electorate, 1974–2060

America’s Diversity Explosion Is Coming Just in Time (podcast)

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Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo and producer Vanessa Sauter, and also thanks for additional support from Eric Abalahin, Jessica Pavone, Nawal Atallah, Kelly Russo, and Rebecca Viser.

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