Item Details

Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline

Darrell Bricker and John Ibbitson
Format
Book
Published
New York : Crown Publishers, [2019]
Language
English
ISBN
9781984823212, 1984823213, 9781984823229, 1984823221
Summary
Explores the pros and cons of a declining global population, including worker shortages, lower risk of famine, and greater affluence and autonomy for women.
Contents
  • A brief history of population
  • Malthus and sons
  • The greying of Europe
  • Asia: the price of miracles
  • The economics of babies
  • The Africa question
  • Shutting down the factory in Brazil
  • Push and pull migration
  • The Elephant rises, the Dragon declines
  • The second American century
  • Cultural extinction in an age of decline
  • The Canadian solution
  • What lies ahead.
Description
288 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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