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Economic Theory of Optimal Population

Part of the book series: Microeconomic Studies (MICROECONOMIC)

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Table of contents (12 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-IX
  2. Optimum Population: An Introduction

    1. Optimum Population: An Introduction

      • Klaus F. Zimmermann
      Pages 1-16
  3. Optimal Size and Growth Rate of Population

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17
    2. Socially Optimal Population Size and Individual Choice

      • Marc Nerlove, Assaf Razin, Efraim Sadka
      Pages 19-38
    3. Is There an Optimal Growth Rate for Population?

      • Gerhard Schmitt-Rink
      Pages 51-63
  4. Technical Progress and Social Security

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65
    2. Technological Change and Population Growth

      • Manfred Neumann
      Pages 67-73
  5. Limited Resources

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 89-89
    2. Choice of Fertility and Population Pressure in Traditional Rural Societies

      • Gerhard Schwödiauer, Alois Wenig
      Pages 117-139
  6. Back Matter

    Pages 179-184

Keywords

  • economic theory
  • economics
  • fertility
  • migration
  • population
  • social security
  • welfare

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Economics, University of Mannheim, Mannheim 1, Germany

    Klaus F. Zimmermann

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Economic Theory of Optimal Population

  • Editors: Klaus F. Zimmermann

  • Series Title: Microeconomic Studies

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-50043-5

  • Publisher: Springer Berlin, Heidelberg

  • eBook Packages: Springer Book Archive

  • Copyright Information: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-642-50045-9

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-642-50043-5

  • Series ISSN: 1431-6005

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: IX, 184

  • Topics: Population Economics

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eBook USD 119.00
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  • ISBN: 978-3-642-50043-5
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