A lot of people are worried about the impact that changing racial demographics will have on US elections. These fears are largely based on the fact that Hispanics tend to overwhelmingly vote democrat, and the US Hispanic population is accounting for a larger proportion of the general population… 959 more words
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This international brokerage event will help you to build up your proposal for final calls of the 2016-2017 Health Work Programme, which will still be open in 2017. 125 more words
Like most American’s, I’ve been eagerly following this nightmarish Presidential Election. I have not been able to get myself enough together to write about it, but trust me, I’ve been talking about it with friends, family, and random people in the street who will listen. 1,963 more words
Bradford DeLong has a fantastic blog post on the relationship between population size and economic growth and development. He writes:
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In Kremer’s model, population will grow and eventually population will be high enough that research and development will proceed fast enough to push income per capita high enough to trigger the demographic transition and thus break the Malthusian proportional link between resources and technology on the one hand and population on the other.