Mathew Hauer

Mathew Hauer

Mathew Hauer

Public Service Associate; State Services and Decision Support
Expertise: Demographics



Matt Hauer leads the Institute of Government’s Applied Demography Program, which provides state and local leaders with current demographic data and detailed population projections so that they can more effectively address issues and plan for the future. He also instructs officials on the use of demographics in public decision making. He is the recipient of the 2014 E. Walter Terry Award in Applied Demography and is frequently quoted in nationally syndicated newspapers. Matt has emerged as the go-to person for in-depth knowledge of Georgia’s population and has given dozens of public presentations in recent years to groups such as the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Kaiser Family Foundation, the board of advisors of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, and Governor Nathan Deal’s Council on Rural Affairs.

Prior to coming to the Institute of Government, Matt was a statistician in the Population Estimates Branch of the US Census Bureau in Washington, DC; a survey supervisor for the US Census Bureau in Atlanta; and a planner at the Atlanta Regional Commission.


Ph.D. Geography, University of Georgia; M.S. Demography, Florida State University; B.A. Sociology, Florida State University

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Areas of Expertise: demography, population estimates and forecasts, changing mortality patterns, aging, school demographics


The chapel has been restored in a way that allows for its use by a wide variety of university and community groups for plays, concerts, lectures, weddings, meetings, and other special events. The Spalding Theater, which seats 240, and the Conference/Green Room, which seats 45, are rented to the public.

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