GE CLST M1A Final Review

GE CLST M1A Final Review - Final Review...

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Final Review Demography/Economics -potential impacts on the environment in the future, graphs, histograms Population pressures (growth trends) -annual rate of change (birth rate – death rate) -total fertility rate (average number of children a woman has in her lifetime) -replacement fertility rate (average number of children needed to replace the parents, 2.1 for the U.S.) Fertility determinants -average level of education/income -importance of children in house labor -urbanization -cost of raising/educating children -employment opportunities/education opportunities for women -age of marriage -traditional religious/cultural belief -migration -war going on, men not coming back from wars -will the working age men depart from home country to work? Work availability in country Definitions -externality: consequence of your decision that have consequences on others (ex. traffic, car pollution, polluting water that downstream population receives) -public goods: goods that can be shared (clean air, clean water, etc.), problem is that we don’t
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