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Population matters : demographic change, economic growth, and poverty in the developing world / edited by Nancy Birdsall, Allen C. Kelley, Steve Sinding.

Contributor(s): Birdsall, Nancy | Kelley, Allen C | Sinding, Steven W.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001Description: xvi, 440 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0199244073.Subject(s): Poverty -- Developing countries | Demographic transition -- Developing countries | Developing countries -- Population -- Economic aspectsDDC classification: 304.6/09172/4 Online resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description | Contributor biographical information
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Part I. Setting the Stage -- 1. How and Why Population Matters: New Findings, New Issues -- Nancy Birdsall and Steven W Sinding -- 2. The Population Debate in Historical Perspective: Revisionism Revised -- Allen C. Kelley -- 3. Dependency Burdens in the Developing World -- John Bongaarts -- Part II. Population Change and the Economy -- 4. Economic and Demographic Change: A Synthesis of Models, -- Findings, and Perspectives -- Allen C. Kelley and Robert M. Schmidt -- 5. Demographic Change, Economic Growth, and Inequality -- Jeffrey G. Williamson -- 6. Saving, Wealth, and Population -- Ronald D. Lee, Andrew Mason, and Tim Miller -- 7. Cumulative Causality, Economic Growth, and -- the Demographic Transition -- David Bloom and David Canning -- Part III. Fertility, Poverty, and the Family -- 8. Population and Poverty in Households: A Review of Reviews -- Thomas Merrick -- 9. Demographic Transition and Poverty: Effects via Economic -- Growth, Distribution, and Conversion -- Robert Eastwood and Michael Lipton -- 10. Inequality and the Family in Latin America -- Ricardo Hausmann and Miguel Szekely -- 11. Demographic Changes and Poverty in Brazil -- Ricardo Paes de Barros, Sergio Firpo, Roberta Guedes Barreto, and -- Phillippe George Pereira Leite -- Part IV. Population, Agriculture, and Natural Resources -- 12. Rural Population Growth, Agricultural Change, and Natural -- Resource Management in Developing Countries: A Review of -- Hypotheses and some Evidence from Honduras -- John Pender -- Part V. Some Economics of Population Policy -- 13. Why Micro Matters -- Jere R. Behrman -- 14. New Findings in Economics and Demography: Implications for -- Policies to Reduce Poverty -- Nancy Birdsall -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: Part I. Setting the Stage -- 1. How and Why Population Matters: New Findings, New Issues -- Nancy Birdsall and Steven W Sinding -- 2. The Population Debate in Historical Perspective: Revisionism Revised -- Allen C. Kelley -- 3. Dependency Burdens in the Developing World -- John Bongaarts -- Part II. Population Change and the Economy -- 4. Economic and Demographic Change: A Synthesis of Models, -- Findings, and Perspectives -- Allen C. Kelley and Robert M. Schmidt -- 5. Demographic Change, Economic Growth, and Inequality -- Jeffrey G. Williamson -- 6. Saving, Wealth, and Population -- Ronald D. Lee, Andrew Mason, and Tim Miller -- 7. Cumulative Causality, Economic Growth, and -- the Demographic Transition -- David Bloom and David Canning -- Part III. Fertility, Poverty, and the Family -- 8. Population and Poverty in Households: A Review of Reviews -- Thomas Merrick -- 9. Demographic Transition and Poverty: Effects via Economic -- Growth, Distribution, and Conversion -- Robert Eastwood and Michael Lipton -- 10. Inequality and the Family in Latin America -- Ricardo Hausmann and Miguel Szekely -- 11. Demographic Changes and Poverty in Brazil -- Ricardo Paes de Barros, Sergio Firpo, Roberta Guedes Barreto, and -- Phillippe George Pereira Leite -- Part IV. Population, Agriculture, and Natural Resources -- 12. Rural Population Growth, Agricultural Change, and Natural -- Resource Management in Developing Countries: A Review of -- Hypotheses and some Evidence from Honduras -- John Pender -- Part V. Some Economics of Population Policy -- 13. Why Micro Matters -- Jere R. Behrman -- 14. New Findings in Economics and Demography: Implications for -- Policies to Reduce Poverty -- Nancy Birdsall -- Index.

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