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Population, Human Resources, and Employment

Alejandro N. Herrin and Ernesto M. Pernia

in The Philippine Economy

Published in print March 2003 | ISBN: 9780195158984
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199869107 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195158989.003.0009
 Population, Human Resources, and Employment

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Reviews critical aspects of population growth, fertility, human resource development, and employment. It identifies key issues and suggests suitable policy directions. A framework is offered for the design of a national population policy based on an analysis of the potential sources of population growth. This underscores the called‐for multiple policy responses.

Keywords: basic education; demographics; employment; fertility; health; human resources; nutrition; overseas labor migration; population; population policy

Chapter.  9963 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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