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Studies in population and economic development

Studies in population and economic development

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Published by Deep & Deep Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Developing countries -- Population -- Economic aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesPopulation and economic development.
      Statementedited by B.N. Ghosh.
      ContributionsGhosh, B. N.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB884 .S78 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. (viii, 828 p.) :
      Number of Pages828
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2511627M
      ISBN 108171000231, 817100024X, 8171000258
      LC Control Number87903738

      Many individual states also have associations comprising economic development professionals, who work closely with IEDC. For example, if a nation has little capacity to carry out basic functions like security and policing or core service delivery it is unlikely that a program that wants to foster a free-trade zone special economic zones or distribute vaccinations to vulnerable populations can accomplish their goals. It takes disparity between men and women into account in through three variables, health, knowledge, and living standards. Large sections of the population of South Asian region lack basic human needs such as sufficient food and nutrition, clean water, adequate shelters, and access to education and health care. With this in mind, economic development is typically associated with improvements in a variety of areas or indicators such as literacy rateslife expectancyand poverty ratesthat may be causes of economic development rather than consequences of specific economic development programs. Agricultural productivity rose rapidly in the United States over the last two centuries, just the opposite of the fall in productivity expected by Malthus.

      First, did rapid demographic change contribute to East Asian economic development? But still others had relatively rapid population growth, yet they had a rapid increase in per capita GDP. Sanderson eds. In the immediate post-war period, development economicsa branch of economicsarose out of previous studies in colonial economics. Part 1 is an introduction to Africa, including the reasons for studying African economic development, the diversity within Africa, and [End Page ] the measurement of development.

      South Asia is a region with great diversities in population growth, socio-economic development and facing serious population and environmental problems. Bythe death rate among developed nations had plunged to about one-quarter of its level, while the birth rate had fallen by half. Publication date: Download PDF The effects of the human population on the natural environment are of public concern and scientific interest, as are the effects of the natural environment on the human population. For Malthus, the long-run fate of human beings was a standard of living barely sufficient to keep them alive. Finally, part 6 addresses economic policies and sustainable growth and development.


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Studies in population and economic development book

African Economic Development consists of twenty-three chapters divided into six parts. But if economic development can slow population growth, it can also increase it. Second, what was the role of population policy in East Asia? The new approach to family planning emphasizes health care, education, and reduction in poverty to encourage women to have fewer children.

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Publication date: Download issue Fertility remains high in most countries in sub-Saharan Africa, and the pace of decline is considerably slower than it was in Asia and Latin America during the s.

Motivated by these lacunae, the Committee on Population of the US National Academy of Sciences conducted a workshop in bringing together demographers and other social scientists with African research experience to analyze recent fertility trends in sub-Saharan Africa and to assess the prospects for more rapid reproductive change in the region.

Economic development goals[ edit ] The development of a country has been associated with different concepts but generally encompasses economic growth through higher productivity, [13] political systems that represent as accurately as possible the preferences of its citizens, [14] [15] the extension of rights to all social groups and the opportunities to get them [16] and the proper functionality of institutions and organizations that are able to attend more technically and logistically complex tasks i.

Sloan Foundation, this interdisciplinary, postdoctoral fellowship addresses the challenges of aging societies and labor force participation. First, an increase in average income leads to improvement in health and nutrition known as Capability Expansion through Economic Growth.

Murray A physician and health economist, his work, including the inception of the Global Burden of Disease model, led to the development of new methods and empirical studies that strengthened the basis for population health measurement. Lastly, social outcomes can also be improved with essential services such as educationhealthcareand clean drinking water known as Capability Expansion through Social Services.

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Waite ed. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidizes not included in the value of the products. Try It! The result was dramatic world population growth. His most recent book is Sharing the Wealth with Georges Tapinos "This is a huge contribution to the most important demographic issue of the past two centuries, the importance of population growth in the process of economic development.

First, did rapid demographic change contribute to East Asian economic development? Part 4 examines individual sectors: agriculture, financial markets, and savings and investment. Like allthe others, African Economic Development includes chapters on economic growth, population, education, agriculture, trade, and financial policies, but unlike them, it deals with topics that are either not addressed or are scattered throughout the other textbooks.

Finally, part 6 addresses economic policies and sustainable growth and development. Diminishing returns imply that adding more labor to a fixed quantity of land increases output, but by ever smaller amounts. After analyzing the existing capitalistic growth-development theoretical apparatus, he introduces the new model which integrates the variables of freedom, democracy, and human rights into the existing models and argue that any future economic growth-development of any nation depends on this emerging model as we witness the third wave of unfolding demand for democracy in the Middle East.

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We do not see a simple relationship. The opening essays in this supplement to Population and Development Review cover population renewal in affluent societies, the management of intergenerational relations throughout history, and the sustainability issues confronting the modern welfare state.

The most threatened areas are grasslands of Sundarbans, coastal areas and mountain forest ecosystems of the Himalayas. However, the current changing environment and frequent occurrence of extreme weather events are posing a serious challenge to socio-economic development, food security, livelihoods and health hazards among the population in the region along with the resilience mechanisms.

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his theory in the book “Essay This study reinforced the finding in previous studies that the population is able to support.

The book discusses the various policies and programs that were considered most appropriate in different situations, and deliberates over how the population problem was perceived at different times.

It also highlights the results achieved by India’s Family Planning Programme and the implications of the successful experiences.