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population growth

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — African Studies.

The rate of increase of the world's population has become ever faster:‘Future population growth is highly dependent on the path that future fertility takes. In the medium variant, fertility...

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population growth

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 185 words.

The rate of increase of the world's population has become ever faster:‘Future population growth is highly dependent on the

population growth

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 185 words.

The rate of increase of the world’s population has become ever faster:

‘Future population growth is highly dependent on the path that future fertility takes. In the medium variant,...

population growth

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — African Studies.

The rate of increase of the world's population has become ever faster:‘Future population growth is highly dependent on the path that future fertility takes. In the medium variant, fertility...

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Population Growth

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History

January 2010; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2895 words.

As a species, humans have shown a unique capacity to adapt to their environments in ways that allow them to utilize resources from their surroundings. Thus, throughout human...

Growth Rate Of Population

Edited by Miquel Porta.

in A Dictionary of Epidemiology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 60 words.

A measure of population growth (in the absence of migration) comprising addition of newborns to the population and subtraction of

Growth Rate of Population

Edited by Miquel Porta.

in A Dictionary of Epidemiology

January 2014; p ublished online July 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 54 words.

A measure of population growth (in the absence of migration) comprising addition of newborns to the population and subtraction of

zero population growth

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 54 words.

1. A stable *population, with a *growth rate of zero, which is achieved when births plus *

zero population growth

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 55 words.

1. A stable *population, with a *growth rate of zero, which is achieved when births plus *

zero population growth

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 56 words.

1 A stable population, with a growth rate of zero, which is achieved when births plus immigration equal deaths

Population and Economic Growth

Charles S. Pearson.

in On the Cusp

August 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 11212 words.

This chapter steps back and examines in some detail the role population plays in several economic growth models. The models include a Smithian model, the classical model, the Harrod-Domar...

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zero population growth

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 109 words.

The ending of population growth when birth and death rates are equal. This would require an average number of 2.3

zero population growth

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 109 words.

The ending of population growth when birth and death rates are equal. This would require an average number of 2.3 children per family. In 1993, 58 members of the World’s Scientific...

zero population growth

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

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1 A stable population, with a growth rate of zero, which is achieved when births plus immigration equal deaths plus emigration. Also known as replacement‐level...

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Population Growth and Structure

Francisco Vidal Luna and Herbert S. Klein.

in An Economic and Demographic History of São Paulo, 1850-1950

June 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 12903 words.

The impact of births, deaths and migration on the growth of the population of São Paulo is examined. The causes for the changing levels of fertility and mortality are studied, as well as...

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Exponential growth of unstructured populations

Liz Pásztor, Zoltán Botta-Dukát, Gabriella Magyar, Tamás Czárán and Géza Meszéna.

in Theory-Based Ecology

May 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 8907 words.

The number of reproductive units is expected to grow exponentially in the absence of regulating feedbacks. The lack of feedbacks is a definitive assumption of any model predicting...

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Population structure and exponential growth

Liz Pásztor, Zoltán Botta-Dukát, Gabriella Magyar, Tamás Czárán and Géza Meszéna.

in Theory-Based Ecology

May 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 12524 words.

Populations may be structured by various individual states like age, developmental stage, or conditions of location. The life histories of individuals can be described as series of...

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Religion, State, and Population Growth

ANRUDH JAIN.

in Sacred Rights

April 2003; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 6725 words.

The purpose of this chapter is to provide a framework for a discussion of religious teachings insofar as they impinge upon the issue of population growth. It considers the role of religion...

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Population Growth and International Migration

Hania Zlotnik.

in International Migration

March 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Systems. 8441 words.

International migration has always been an important process leading to the redistribution of population. At the beginning of the twentieth century, it was a major component of the...

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Population Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Ari Nave.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2065 words.

Up until the past century, Africa’s population has grown slowly by world standards. Twentieth-century improvements in hygiene and medical care, however, dramatically reduced mortality...

Population Growth and Relative Cohort Size

Diane J. Macunovich.

in Birth Quake

May 2002; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Microeconomics. 4590 words.

This chapter presents a discussion of population growth and relative cohort size. It also describes women's changing role in society; immigration or international trade effects (or both);...

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