Commentary by B. Persaud

  • Thomas R. DeGregori
Part of the Recent Economic Thought Series book series (RETH, volume 16)


Steinmann’s chapter deals with the major issue of whether the world is becoming overpopulated. It describes simply and competently the demographic trends in the world, and goes on to explore the controversial issue of resource adequacy and the constraints that population expansion poses for growth and development.


Population Expansion Demographic Trend Economic Management Investment Ratio Food Output 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas R. DeGregori
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  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of HoustonUSA

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