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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Economic factors in population growth.
New York, Wiley 
|Material Type:||Conference publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ansley J Coale; International Economic Association.; Centre national de la recherche scientifique (France)
|Notes:||"A Halsted Press book."
Conference cosponsored by the Centre national de la recherche scientifique.
|Description:||xviii, 600 p. illus. 23 cm.|
|Contents:||pt. 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 --
pt. 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 --
pt. 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 --
pt. 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 --
pt. 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 --
pt. 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 --
pt. 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 --
pt. 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.
|Responsibility:||Edited by Ansley J. Coale.|