Carl Haub

For more than 30 years, Carl Haub was senior demographer at the Population Reference Bureau (PRB), a U.S.-based nonprofit focused on global population, health, and environmental issues. A specialist in the compilation and analysis of demographic data and dissemination, he held the PRB’s Conrad Taeuber Chair of Population Information. His research and writing has been published in numerous journals and publications.

  • 7 Billion: What to expect when you’re expanding—a special series

    What if population grows faster than the experts project?

    Many demographers believe that global population will peak at 9.5 to 10 billion this century and then gradually decline as poorer countries develop. But what if they’re wrong?