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Economic factors in population growth; proceedings of a conference held by the International Economic Association at Valescure, France. Edited by Ansley J. Coale.

; International Economic Association ; Centre national de la recherche scientifique (France)
New York, Wiley [1976] .
ISBN 0470161477, 9780470161470

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Other Authors Coale, Ansley J.,
Centre national de la recherche scientifique (France)
International Economic Association.
Subjects Développement économique -- Congrès.
Economic development -- Congresses.
Economic development.
Population -- Congresses.
Population -- Congrès.
Description xviii, 600 pages illustrations 23 cm
Copyright Date [1976]
Notes "A Halsted Press book."
Conference cosponsored by the Centre national de la recherche scientifique.
Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents part 1. The concept of optimum population growth: Economic theory confronts population growth / Goran Ohlin -- The optimum rate of population growth / Patricj Guillaumont -- The optimal change of a population / Alfred Sauvy -- part 2. Fertility as an exercise in choice: Determinants of fertility: a micro-economic model of choice / T. Paul Schultz -- Fertility in Israel: a mini-survey and some new findings / Yoram Ben Porath -- part 3. Economic factors in the decline of fertility in Europe: The role of economic factors in birth-rate trends and fluctuations / H. Leridon -- Economic factors and fertility decline in France and Belgium / R. Lesthaeghe and E, van de Walle -- Economic factors in the decline of fertility in Hungary in the nineteenth and early twentieth century / E. Szabady -- part 4. Economic factors in the decline of fertility in the Third World: Empirical research in Taiwan on factors underlying differences in fertility / Albert I. Hermalin -- A comparative study of population and agriculture change in some countries of the ECAFE region / N.V. Sovani -- part 5. Population, resources, and environment: India in 2001 / Kirit S. Parikh -- Population growth, economic growth and the environment in the United States / Ronald G. Ridker -- part 6. Population growth and employment: Rural-urban migration: unemployment and job probabilities: recent theoretical and empirical research / Michael P. Todaro -- Problems of maintaining employment in developing countries in the face of rapid population growth / Abdel-Fattah Nassef -- The importance of labour-force structure in relation to employment and unemployment in less-developed countries / Pravin Visaria -- part 7. Migration and employment opportunities: Employment opportunities, family-building and internal migration in the late nineteenth century: some Swedish case studies / Sune Åkerman and Anders Norberg -- Some economic aspects of labour migration in Europe since the Second World War / Ian M. Hume -- part 8. Demographic variables and education: Demographic variables in the economics of education / Richard Stone -- The influence of demographic variables on development via their impact on education / Gavin W. Jones.
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1046005
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