Stefan Rayer, Ph.D.

Program Group: 
Population Studies
Research Demographer
Phone Number: 
352-392-0171 ext. 334
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Stefan Rayer, Ph.D.Stefan Rayer, Ph.D.

Dr. Stefan Rayer, Research Demographer in the Population Program of the Bureau of Economic and Business Research, received an undergraduate degree in sociology from the University of Saskatchewan in 1994, a master’s degree in development sociology from Cornell University in 1997, and a doctorate in development sociology with a specialization in demography from Cornell University in 2001. From 2001 to 2003, Dr. Rayer worked as a demographic statistician for the Massachusetts Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where he was responsible for the production of population estimates and projections for the cities and towns of Massachusetts.

Dr. Rayer's current work at BEBR focuses on the creation of population projections for Florida. His research interests include population estimates and projections, internal migration and population redistribution, aging and disability, and population-environment interactions.

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