Elliot Kent, Ph.D.
Dr. Elliot Kent has an extensive background in operations and project management, as well as social science, local government and private business. He has managed IT projects for some of America’s largest companies, including ten years serving as a senior IT infrastructure PM at Citigroup.
At Carolina Demography, his primary role is to ensure that client work is correctly scoped, priced, assigned, scheduled, and delivered as promised with the highest quality.
Dr. Kent earned his PhD in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has taught local government, policy analysis, public administration and research methods at several universities including North Carolina A&T State and Baruch College and served ten years as a manager and policy analyst in New York City government.
Population can grow—or decline—from one of two components of change: net migration (both domestic and international) or natural growth (births and deaths). Though both components have contributed to North Carolina’s population growth, net migration has been the driving force of…
North Carolina’s population grew to an estimated 10.5 million people as of July 1, 2019, according to new estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. From July 1, 2018 to July 1, 2019, the state’s population increased by nearly 106,500 individuals.…