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The Census and the developing world

Having good population data is critical to a country’s ability to function. Data helps countries decide how to use economic resources, apportion political representation and inform business leaders. But sometimes, countries go a long time without a Census. Glenn Ferri of the United States Census Bureau talks about his work helping developing countries who have been remiss on keeping track of their populations get back on track. (Photo: AP Images).

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