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Unformatted text preview: The Malthusian Population Trap (Figure 6.8) Criticisms of the Malthusian Model (Figure 6.9) The microeconomic household theory of fertility (Equation 6.1) (Figure 6.10) • The Consequences of High Fertility: Some Conflicting Opinions 2 Population growth isn’t a real problem Overpopulation is a deliberately contrived false issue Population growth is a desirable phenomenon Population growth is a real problem The empirical argument: seven negative consequences of population growth • Goals and Objectives: Towards a Consensus Despite the conflicting opinions, there is some common ground • Some Policy Approaches What can developing countries do? (Table 6.4) What can developed countries do? 3...
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- Three '10
- Demography, World population, Malthusian population trap