The Impacts of Rapid Population Growth on Poverty, Food Production, and the Environment

Duke Economics Working Paper No. 98-13

27 Pages Posted: 25 Feb 1999

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Allen C. Kelley

Duke University - Department of Economics

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Date Written: 1998

Abstract

This survey paper updates what is known about the linkages between demographic change (changes in age distributions, the size and the growth rate of population, and migration) and the capacity of countries to provide food, to reduce poverty, and to maintain their environment. This assessment applies a longer-run perspective, and considers political a well as economic changes and impacts.

JEL Classification: O13, O15, Q1, Q3

Suggested Citation

Kelley, Allen C., The Impacts of Rapid Population Growth on Poverty, Food Production, and the Environment (1998). Duke Economics Working Paper No. 98-13. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=147930 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.147930

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