Hans Johnson

Senior and Bren Fellow
(415) 291-4460
johnson@ppic.org

Expertise
• Immigration and migration
• Population issues and demographics
   Census
   Population growth
   Population projections
   Regional population
   Fertility
• Housing
• Education projections and workforce skills

Experience
Co-Director of Research, Public Policy Institute of California (2013). Director of Research, Public Policy Institute of California (2010-2011). Senior Demographer, California Research Bureau (1993–1995). Demographer, California Department of Finance (1988–1992).

Education
Ph.D. (1997), demography, and M.A. (1989), biostatistics, University of California, Berkeley.

PPIC Publications
California's Future (co-authored with Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Caroline Danielson, Ryken Grattet, Ellen Hanak, Joseph Hayes, Laura Hill, Shannon McConville, Eric McGhee, Paul Warren, and Margaret Weston). Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

California's Future: Higher Education Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

California's Future: Housing (co-authored with Marisol Cuellar Mejia). Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

California's Future: Population Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

California's Population Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2014.

Making College Possible for Low-Income Students: Grant and Scholarship Aid in California Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

Online Learning and Student Outcomes in Community Colleges (co-authored with Marisol Cuellar Mejia). Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

The Impact of Budget Cuts on California’s Community Colleges (co-authored with Sarah Bohn and Belinda Reyes). Public Policy Institute of California, 2013.

Immigrants in California (co-authored with Marisol Cuellar Mejia). Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2013.

Student Debt and the Value of a College Degree (co-authored with Marisol Cuellar Mejia, David Ezekiel, and Betsey Zeiger). Public Policy Institute of California, 2013.

California's Housing Market Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2012.

Defunding Higher Education: What Are the Effects on College Enrollment? Public Policy Institute of California, 2012.

Illegal Immigration (co-authored with Laura Hill). Public Policy Institute of California, 2011.

Immigrants and Education Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2011.

Unauthorized Immigrants in California: Estimates for Counties (co-authored with Laura E. Hill). Public Policy Institute of California, 2011.

Higher Education in California: New Goals for the Master Plan Public Policy Institute of California, 2010.

Closing the Gap: Meeting California's Need for College Graduates (co-authored with Ria Sengupta). Public Policy Institute of California, 2009.

Educating California: Choices for the Future Public Policy Institute of California, 2009.

California's Future Economy (co-authored with Deborah Reed). Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2008.

California's Future Population Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2008.

Housing in California Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2008.

California Counts: Population Trends and Profiles Vol. 9, No. 2, "Birth Rates in California." Public Policy Institute of California, 2007.

California Counts: Population Trends and Profiles Vol. 8, No. 4, "Can California Import Enough College Graduates to Meet Workforce Needs?" (co-authored with Deborah Reed). Public Policy Institute of California, 2007.

California Counts: Population Trends and Profiles, Vol. 7, No. 1. "California's Newest Homeowners: Affording the Unaffordable" (co-authored with Amanda Bailey). Public Policy Institute of California, 2005.

California Counts: Population Trends and Profiles, Vol. 6, No. 4. "Second-Generation Immigrants in California" (co-authored with S. Karthick Ramakrishnan). Public Policy Institute of California, 2005.

"California's Population in 2025” in Ellen Hanak and Mark Baldassare, ed., California 2025: Taking on the Future. Public Policy Institute of California, 2005, pp. 23–49.

Educational Progress Across Immigrant Generations in California (co-authored with Deborah Reed, Laura E. Hill, and Christopher Jepsen).  Public Policy Institute of California, 2005.

Medi-Cal Expenditures: Historical Growth and Long Term Forecasts (co-authored with Thomas MaCurdy, Raymond Chan, Rodney Chun, and Margaret O’Brien-Strain). Public Policy Institute of California, Occasional Paper, 2005.

California Counts: Population Trends and Profiles, Vol. 6, No. 1. "California's Multiracial Population" (co-authored with Laura E. Hill and Sonya M. Tafoya). Public Policy Institute of California, 2004.

California Counts: Population Trends and Profiles Vol. 5., No. 4, "The Demographics of Mortality in California" (co-authored with Joseph M. Hayes). Public Policy Institute of California, 2004.

The Central Valley at a Crossroads: Migration and Its Implications (co-authored with Joseph M. Hayes). Public Policy Institute of California, 2004.

In Short Supply? Cycles and Trends in California Housing (co-authored with Rosa M. Moller and Michael Dardia). Public Policy Institute of California, 2004.

California Counts: Population Trends and Profiles Vol. 5., No. 1, "California's Newest Neighborhoods" (co-authored with Joseph M. Hayes). Public Policy Institute of California, 2003.

California Counts: Population Trends and Profiles. Vol. 4, No. 3, "Maternity Before Maturity: Teen Birth Rates in California.” Public Policy Institute of California, 2003.

California's Demographic Future Public Policy Institute of California, Occasional Paper, 2003.

California Counts: Population Trends and Profiles. Vol. 3, No. 5, "A State of Diversity: Demographic Trends in California's Regions.” Public Policy Institute of California, 2002.

California Counts: Population Trends and Profiles. Vol. 4, No. 1, "Who's Your Neighbor? Residential Segregation and Diversity in California” (co-authored with Juan Onésimo Sandoval and Sonya M. Tafoya). Public Policy Institute of California, 2002.

Holding the Line? The Effect of Recent Border Build-up on Unauthorized Immigration (co-authored with Belinda I. Reyes and Richard Van Swearingen). Public Policy Institute of California, 2002.

Understanding the Future of Californians' Fertility: The Role of Immigrants (co-authored with Laura E. Hill). Public Policy Institute of California, 2002.

California Counts: Population Trends and Profiles. Vol. 3, No. 1, "New Trends in Newborns: Fertility Rates and Patterns in California” (co-authored with Laura Hill and Mary Heim). Public Policy Institute of California, 2001.

“Demographics,” in Belinda I. Reyes, ed., A Portrait of Race and Ethnicity in California: An Assessment of Social and Economic Well-Being. Public Policy Institute of California, 2001, pp. 5–30.

The Demography of California Immigrants Public Policy Institute of California, Occasional Paper, 2001.

California Counts: Population Trends and Profiles. Vol. 2, No. 2, "Graying in the Golden State: Demographic and Economic Trends of Older Californians” (co-authored with Sonya M. Tafoya). Public Policy Institute of California, 2000.

California Counts: Population Trends and Profiles. Vol. 2, No. 1, "Movin' Out: Domestic Migration to and from California in the 1990s.” Public Policy Institute of California, 2000.

California Counts: Population Trends and Profiles. Vol. 1, No. 3, "Trends in Family and Household Poverty” (co-authored with Sonya M. Tafoya). Public Policy Institute of California, 2000.

The Basic Skills of Welfare Recipients: Implications for Welfare Reform (co-authored with Sonya M. Tafoya). Public Policy Institute of California, 1999.

California Counts: Population Trends and Profiles. Vol. 1, No. 1, "How Many Californians? A Review of Population Projections for the State.” Public Policy Institute of California, 1999.

Taking the Oath: An Analysis of Naturalization in California and the United States (co-authored with Belinda I. Reyes, Laura Mameesh, and Elisa Barbour). Public Policy Institute of California, 1999.

Undocumented Immigration to California: 1980-1993 Public Policy Institute of California, 1996.