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978-1-59888-934-5 • eBook • October 2017 • $115.50 • (£89.00)
Robert L. Scardamalia is currently President of RLS Demographics, Inc., a firm specializing in the use and analysis of economic and demographic data for private and public applications. He is a professional demographer and has more than 30 years of experience using Census and related economic and demographic data for marketing, business attraction, and public sector program management.
He is an expert on the sources of demographic data for use in public and private sector application and a recognized expert in population forecasting developing a cohort-component projections model used by the New York City Department of City Planning and the State of New Hampshire.
Bob has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Penn State University and a Master’s Degree in Demography from Georgetown University. He is also an adjunct faculty member in the Sociology Department at the State University of New York at Albany.
This book, following the first edition published in 2015, presents scores of detailed tables concerning various social and economic topics, such as ethnicity, place of birth, education, native language, housing, employment and income, and mobility and migration. Statistics are drawn from the American Community Survey (ACS) using microdata among other numbers, and organized by states, counties, metropolitan/Micropolitan Statistical Areas and ‘places,’ within each of the 11 chapters of data. Each of the sections opens with a brief discussion of the information provided in the tables that follow.The opening pages provide a useful explanation of the ACS, including how readers can access its data online.
— American Reference Books Annual