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Swanson Receives Emeritus Status and Continues Applied Demography Research Agenda

Posted: 6/24/2020 (CSDE in the News)

CSDE Affiliate David Swanson recently received emeritus status from the University of California at Riverside, where he will hold the title “Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professor” from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. Additionally, Swanson and colleagues continue to analyze county-level COVID-19 data for Washington State.  In a recent NW Citizen article they show how political leanings at the county level are associated with per capita case rates. Aggregating data across 12 Democratic-leaning and 27 Republican-leaning counties, the authors find higher increases in COVID-19 cases for the latter. Their findings also reveal a strong association between race/ethnicity at the county level and per capita case rates.

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