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The Connection Between Population, Income, and Health

By Max Kummerow For hundreds of years, economists have debated whether population growth is good or bad. Malthus said exponential population growth increases labor supply, so wages fall until starvation, war, or plague stops growth in numbers. Marx said capitalism causes poverty and hunger, so population growth is good, because “every stomach is born with […]


Limits to Growth – Forty More Years?

Adaptation will mean moving from growth to a steady-state economy, one almost certainly at a smaller scale than at present.