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Dowell Myers

Dowell Myers

Dowell Myers is a professor of policy, planning, and demography in the Sol Price School of Public Policy at USC, where he directs the Population Dynamics Research Group. Myers is one of the pioneers in the specialty of housing demography, winning awards for articles and books on topics of “Aging Baby Boomers and the Generational Housing Bubble,” “Latinos and the Compact City,” “Demographic Forces and Turning Points in the American City,” and “Immigrants and Boomers.” He is a leading expert on California’s changing demography, including the Generational Futures series of projections on immigration, aging, and racial diversity. Myers presently serves on the National Academy of Sciences panel studying the economic and fiscal impacts of immigration. He also taught real estate market analysis in the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Business and is a former Academic Fellow of the Urban Land Institute. Myers holds a Ph.D. from M.I.T. that followed a master of city planning from UC-Berkeley and undergraduate study of anthropology with Margaret Mead at Columbia. Dowell Myers

Dowell Myers's Posts

Immobile Millennials Immobile Millennials

Americans are moving less than ever and guess who's fault that is? Goes to show you, demographics as a business plan doesn't make sense. Read more

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Maintaining an Innovative Edge on a Budget Maintaining an Innovative Edge on a Budget

Experts discuss how to support front-end costs of innovation to get long-term payoff Read more

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The Ebb and Flow of Demand The Ebb and Flow of Demand

Demographics can help predict demand for housing Read more

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Millennials and Boomers: A Merger of Equals? Millennials and Boomers: A Merger of Equals?

New data shows the critical role parents play in homeownership and home buying trends among millennials. Read more

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PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA Read more

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