Demographic shocks: the view from history: discussion
Massimo Livi-Bacci has taken us on a fascinating tour of demographic history. What lessons for developments in the world today can we draw from the story he tells? I will distinguish between three types of lessons, which I call "economic lessons," "demographic lessons," and "cultural/political lessons."
Volume (Year): 46 (2001)
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