Demographics and Development in the 21st Century

April 30, 2010 • Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Susan Gibbs for this link to work by Rachel Nugent at the Center for Global Development (CGD). To see the CGD’s lectures and papers on population issues, visit http://www.cgdev.org/section/initiatives/_active/demographicsanddevelopment

At the following page, Rachel Nugent gives an interesting interview (audio at the bottom of the page): http://blogs.cgdev.org/global_prosperity_wonkcast

Journalist Martin Wolf of the Financial Times has called population “the most important issue confronting humanity in this century.” Important new books on the future of development have devoted significant attention to it. Debates about population policy continue to stir and columnists and academics argue about what lies ahead if global population challenges are ignored. Population—the study of people using the tool of demography—is now appearing across development discourse, with policy implications that reach far beyond family planning and reproductive health.

For full article, visit:
http://www.cgdev.org/section/initiatives/_active/demographicsanddevelopment


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