Population and Poverty: A Review of the Links, Evidence and Implications for the Philippines
This paper reviews the literature and evidence on the population and poverty nexus. The paper situates the role of demographic changes in development, in general, and poverty alleviation, in particular. It then presents the policy implications of the findings for the Philippines. It emphasizes that better fertility management is a critical component in any poverty alleviation package.
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