Introduction to Growth

Introduction to Growth - Growth and Productivity Exhibit:...

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Growth and Productivity
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Exhibit: 22–2
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Thoughts on Growth Comparative Analysis
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Patterns of Growth
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IS THERE A DOWNSIDE OF  GROWTH?
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Limits to Growth
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Main Conclusion in 1972 “If the present growth trends in world population, industrialization, pollution, food production and resource depletion (physical factors) continue unchanged, the limits to growth on this planet will be reached sometime within the next one hundred years. The most probable result will be a rather sudden and uncontrollable decline in both population and industrial
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Poster Created for the 1972 Smithsonian Presentation
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#1 - Sustainable Development Resources Population Pollution Industrial Output Food
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#2 - Overshoot and Collapse Resources Population Pollution Industrial Output Food
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World Population
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Index of World Metals Use
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Total Population Added Year Millions of People Added per Year Russia
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Industrial Production Year
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CO 2 Concentration
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US Oil Production Peaked in 1970 The US owns about 2% of the globe’s oil reserves, pumps about 9% of the annual production, and accounts for about 25% of the annual global consumption. In September, ‘04 US monthly oil production was the lowest in 55 years.
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The Demographic Transition Year Population in Billions Births & Deaths per 1000 per Year
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Global Oil Production will Probably Peak before 2020 Last year $8 billion invested in exploration by major oil companies discovered reserves with a present value of about $4 billion.
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course ECON 1101 taught by Professor Rappoport during the Spring '08 term at Temple.

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