Dowell Myers, Ph.D., is a specialist in urban growth and societal change, with expertise as a planner and urban demographer. He has been an advisor to the Bureau of the Census and authored the most widely referenced work on census analysis, Analysis with Local Census Data: Portraits of Change (Academic Press, 1992). His demographic work has included substantial emphasis on immigration, and his 2007 book, Immigrants and Boomers: Forging a New Social Contract for the Future of America, has been widely recognized. In the policy and planning field, he is a champion of future-oriented research, which helps inform better decisions today. Read more.
Expertise: Election 2016; immigration; demographic trends and census analysis; state and local population change; growth management and urban development; urban growth, sprawl and quality of life; smart growth and sustainability; housing demand; real estate market demand; future of California.