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demographic transition

Nigar Hashimzade, Gareth Myles and John Black

in A Dictionary of Economics

Fifth edition

Published in print January 2017 | ISBN: 9780198759430
Published online January 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780191819940
demographic transition

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The reversal of the relationship between income per capita and population growth in an economy from positive to negative in the process of economic development, primarily due to the combination of declining birth and mortality rates and accelerating technological progress....

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Subjects: Economics

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