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Unformatted text preview: • Policymakers think that pop growth economic, political, military needs GROWTH LINE THINGS • Constant growth – 45 degrees • ..blah • Model of economic and cultural change: industrialization o Declining death rate o Declining birth rate o Rising life expectancies in western nations • During transition o Growth rates HIGH because death rates declines before birth rates o Demographic transition model • Population issues exist in wealthier countries o Resource consumption/waste production • IPAT MODEL: impact = population x affluence x technology o Technology can either cause more consumption or exploit other resources Japan: growing, stable, declining...
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- Spring '11
- Demography, japan, population growth rate, low growth rate, o Technology