There are several changes to the 2020 U.S. census. For example, for the first time ever, people will be given the option to fill out the census online and through a mobile app. These changes, however, do not come without their own set of challenges.
Juan Pablo Hourcade of the University of Iowa and a member of the U.S. Census Scientific Advisory Committee joins host Ben Kieffer on this segment of River to River to explain the motivation behind these changes and why this $15 billion count is the law.
- Juan Pablo Hourcade, associate professor of computer science at the University of Iowa and member of the U.S. Census Scientific Advisory Committee