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Rapid Population Growth Saps Development

Science  19 Jul 2002:
Vol. 297, Issue 5580, pp. 341
DOI: 10.1126/science.1071882

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Population Matters Demographic Change, Economic Growth, and Poverty in the Developing World. Nancy Birdsall, Allen C. Kelley, and Steven W. Sinding, Eds. Oxford University Press, New York, 2001. 456 pp. $72, £45. ISBN 0-19-924407-3.

Relying heavily on data from the 1980s and 1990s, the contributors examine the effects of population changes on economic development.

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