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September 2, 2009 U.S. and Global Population Growth: Reasons for Concern?
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What is Demography? Study of the: Size, Distribution, Composition of the Population; Changes therein; and Components of Change, including Mortality Fertility Migration
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Population and Policy Why important? Reapportionment and redistricting Allocation of federal and state funding Planning (e.g., new highways and waste water treatment plants, school enrollment, demand for medical services) Evaluation of programs (sex education classes and teen fertility, welfare reform and poverty) Also business (marketing, etc.)
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Global Change What’s the problem? Why did it happen? What can we do about it?
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What’s the problem?
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World: 6,721,069,457 Sep 03, 2008 1
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The Problem: The World Cannot Continue to Grow Indefinitely Difficult to see the problem!!! Built in demographic momentum for future growth, i.e., even at replacement fertility, the population would increase http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hM1x4RljmnE
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Another problem: Distribution of growth is uneven
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Increasing? Think like a formal demographer!!
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