ECONOMIC EFFECTSOF OVER-POPULATION

ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF OVER-POPULATION We learn from the Malthusian theory of population about some adverse effects of excessive population growth. But there are some beneficial effects too. We shall spell out these effects briefly as under:-  Food shortage. Excessive...

Cost-Benefit theory of Population

Cost-Benefit theory of Population According to this theory the additional population growth is treated in two ways (1) as an asset and (ii) as a liability ‘a’ ‘b’ & ‘c’ are utility derived from additional children (I)...

Is Malthusian Theory valid Today?

Is Malthusian Theory valid Today? We must, however, add that though the gloomy fare casts of Malthus have not turned out to be true due to several factors which have made their appearance only in recent times, yet the essentials of the theory have not been demolished....

Criticism 0f vlalthusian Theory

Criticism of Malthusian Theory In the first place pointed out that Malthus’s pessimistic concision  not been borne out by history of Western E an countries. The gloomy forecast made by thus about the miserable conditions of future rations of mankind has...

Over population An Impediment to Economic Growth

Over population An Impediment to Economic Growth It is sometimes said that a growing population helps economic development by providing an expanding market for goods. But this is an erroneous view. Actually. over – population retards economic growth. All effort...

ECONOMIC DEVelOPMENT AND POPULATION GROWTH

ECONOMIC Development AND POPULATION GROWTH The Malthusian Theory of Populations stated in effect that if people became prosperous (especially poorer sections), population would increase. In other words. an increase in the incomes of the poor would lead to an increase...