Accession Number:

AD0738052

Title:

An Economic Perspective on Population Growth,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

54.0

Abstract:

The approach of the paper is, first, to develop a simple model of family behavior in which reproductive behavior is central second, to identify how economic development and the acceleration in population growth affect the familys environment and third, to infer from this framework what consequences, both transitory and permanent, are likely to follow from mounting population pressures. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE