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The Consequences of Rapid Population Growth in Developing Countries

Taylor & Francis

Hardback | Dec 1991 | #6314 | ISBN: 0844815667
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United Nations
By concentrating on the complexity of the relationship between economic and population growth, rather than demographic growth, this book assesses the implications of this relationship for the future economic, social and political advancement of developing countries and makes recommendations for policy formulation and research needs.


Part 1 Global trends in population growth and economic growth: the growth of world population - past, present and future, M.A. El-Badry. Part 2 Adaption to rapid population growth: international economic relations and rapid demographic growth in dependent countries, J. Coussy. Part 3 Some specific aspects of rapid population growth: rapid population growth and environmental stress, B. Commoner. Part 4 Normative problems: the world distribution of income - evolution over the recent period and effects of population growth, A. Berry et al. Part 5 Conclusions: recent findings on the consequences of rapid population growth in developing countries, D.E. Horlacher and L. Heligman.

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