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Do people fear population decline?

Dalen van, H.P. and Henkens, C.J.I.M. (2011) Do people fear population decline? VOX: research-based policy analysis and commentary from leading economists, 30-10-2011.

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This week the world population is projected to reach seven billion. Yet in some countries the prospect of a decline in population is worrying policymakers far more. This columns asks what the people think, focusing on a survey from the Netherlands. It turns out that most people are in favour of global population decline, but “not in my backyard”.

Item Type:Article
Institutes:Ned. Interdisc. Demografisch Instituut (NIDI)
ID Code:9851
Deposited On:02 Nov 2011 01:00
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