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Census Bureau Director blogs: “So, How do You Handle Prisons?”

Census Bureau Director Robert Groves writes on his blog about how incarcerated people are counted in the Census.

by Peter Wagner, March 2, 2010

Census Bureau Director Robert Groves has a new blog post: So, How do You Handle Prisons? that addresses how the Bureau counts people in prison. He discusses the mechanics of the count, the controversy about where incarcerated people should be counted, and some of the logistical and conceptual challenges to fairly and accurately counting incarcerated people in the right spot.



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