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Population growth and economic development

Population growth and economic development

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries,
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Food supply -- Developing countries,
    • Labor supply -- Developing countries,
    • Natural resources -- Developing countries,
    • Developing countries -- Population,
    • Developing countries -- Economic policy

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by D. Gale Johnson and Ronald D. Lee.
      SeriesSocial demography
      ContributionsJohnson, D. Gale 1916-, Lee, Ronald Demos, 1941-, National Research Council (U.S.). Working Group on Population Growth and Economic Development., National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Population.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB884 .P66547 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 702 p. ;
      Number of Pages702
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2739625M
      ISBN 10029911130X
      LC Control Number86040447

      The author of Beyond Economic Growth challenges readers to find their own answers to these complex questions by analyzing and synthesizing information on a range of critical and interrelated development issues: population growth, economic growth, equity, poverty, hunger, education, health, industrialization, privatization, trade, foreign.   Age structure data allow the rate of growth (or decline) to be associated with a population’s level of economic development. For example, the population of a country with rapid growth has a triangle-shaped age structure with a greater proportion of younger individuals who are at or close to reproductive age.

      that population growth has hindered economic development in the Philippines. For example, the study by Canlas () found a significant negative relationship between population growth and economic development. Herrin and Pernia () noted that there has been a remarkable population growth in the Philippines since the Size: 2MB. Supplement to Population and Development Review 37 () Supplement to Population and Development Review 38 () Supplement to Population and Development Review 43 () Cumulative Contents Volumes ; Population Council Book Series; Cumulative List of Books Reviewed Volumes ; Journal Information.

        Economic Development is an improvement in factors such as health, education, literacy rates, and a decline in poverty levels. The Relationship between Inequality and Economic Growth. Poverty has come down most when inequality has fallen, and there is high economic growth. Initial low levels of inequality are associated with more negative. The following points highlight the nine main reasons for population growth as a retarding factor of economic development. Some of the reasons are: 1. Population and Per capita Income 2. Population and Supply of Food 3. Burden of High Proportion of Unproductive Consumers 4. Population and Unemployment 5.


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Prospects for economic development if their population growth slows. As national populations move toward replacement-level fertility—an average of slightly more than two children per woman—both governments and families should improve their capacities to invest in the health of each child, the education of each student and the output of eachFile Size: KB.

The extensive quantitative population projections show the importance of the growth rate itself and of changes in age distribution in addition to population size.

The results for India have direct implications for all low-income, primarily agrarian areas entering a program of economic by: growth and economic growth seem randomly associated; in addition, variations in population growth (ranging from 1 to 4 percent over the period ) are small relative to variations in economic growth (from -2 to 10 percent).

Assuming population growth decreases economic growth one for one (ie, additional people. Population Growths and Economic Development The process of population growth is exogenous in order to process income generation, accumulation, technical progress and institutional change (Srinivasan, ).

The relationship between population growth and economic development has been the main concern in the recent decade. Thomas MalthusAuthor: Niaz Murshed Chowdhury, Md.

Mobarak Hossain. ADVERTISEMENTS: Population Growth and Economic Development of a Country. When population grows faster than GNP, the standard of living of the people does not improve. In fact rapid population growth has been obstructing economic growth in developing countries like India where since population has been growing at a relatively high rate.

In Table [ ]. An increase in a nation’s income can be expected to slow its rate of population growth. Hong Kong, for example, has enjoyed dramatic gains in income since the s. Its birth rate and rate of population growth have fallen by over half during that time. But if economic development can slow population growth, it can also increase it.

The relationship between population growth and growth of economic output has been studied extensively (Heady & Hodge, ).Many analysts believe that economic growth in high-income countries is likely to be relatively slow in coming years in part because population growth in these countries is predicted to slow considerably (Baker, Delong, & Krugman, ).

In this book, a model of long-term interrelationships between income distribution, population growth and economic development is developed and estimated from data for 54 countries. The results indicate that a reduction of income inequality leads to lower fertility and mortality,Brand: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

Effect of Population Growth on Economic Development in India. his theory in the book “Essay on the. I examine Pakistan's case of population growth and economic development. Between ii interpretations; and the Impact of rapid population growth on health and other socio-economic development.

In the absence of relevant text and reference books thatFile Size: KB. Population Growth and Economic Development in Low-Income Countries by Coale, Ansley J. and Hoover, Edgar M. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Click here to obtain permission for Population Growth and Economic Development: Policy Questions.

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Among early studies that took a more systematic approach to population matters was a book by Ansley Coale and Edgar Hoover, Population Growth and Economic Development in Lo~v-lncome Countries, and a report and series of papers commissioned by the National Academy of Sciences (), Rapid Population Growth: Consequences and Policy.

The conclusion that rapid population growth has slowed development is by no means straightfor-ward or clearcut (see Box ).

Under certain condi-tions moderate population growth can be benefi-cial. As Chapter 4 showed, in Europe, Japan, and North America economic growth has been accom-panied by moderate population growth, which. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CENTER HUMAN CAPITAL, POPULATION GROWTH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: BEYOND CORRELATIONS Mark R.

Rosenzweig ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CENTER Department of Economics, Minneapolis Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, St. Paul UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA _J July, File Size: 1MB. Modern Population Growth In the late 20th cent., a major population difference arose in the comparative growth rates of the developed (%) and developing (%) nations.

Africa's annual growth rate is now about %, compared to % for Asia, % in Latin America, and % in Europe. Population Matters: Demographic Change, Economic Growth, and Poverty in the Developing World: Business Development Books @ ce: $   In this book, a model of long-term interrelationships between income distribution, population growth and economic development is developed and estimated from data for 54 s: 0.

Economic growth can be measured when there is a positive change in the national income, whereas economic development can be seen when there is an increase in real national income. Economic growth is a short-term process which takes into account yearly growth of the economy.

But if we talk about economic development it is a long term process. Economic Development is the process focusing on both qualitative and quantitative growth of the economy.

It measures all the aspects which include people in a country become wealthier, healthier, better educated, and have greater access to good quality housing. population growth and economic development by conducting an exhaustive review of the literature.

The study reveals that although a steadily growing population might seem to be an obstacle to a country’s economic development, most of the countries have accepted the increase in population as a by: 1.Population ageing thus may be exercising a negative impact on economic growth.

While many problems such as congestion, pollution, and slum settlements are caused by urban growth in contemporary developing countries, cities are often described as engines ofFile Size: KB.This result is consistent with Dao() who carried out a research on population growth and economic growth too using data from 43 developing countries and concluded that there is a negative Author: Minh Quang Dao.