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Empty planet : the shock of global population decline / Darrell Bricker and John Ibbitson.

Book Book ([2019])
Description: pages cm
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, [2019]
4 of 7 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
0 current holds with 7 total copies.
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Saugus Adult Nonfiction 304.62 Bricker (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9781984823212 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1984823213 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781984823229 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1984823221 (pbk.)
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Summary:
Explores both the benefits and disruptions that could occur with a decline in the global population, including higher wages and a lower risk of famine, but also worker shortages that can weaken economies and cripple healthcare and social security.
Authors: Ibbitson, John, (author.).
Citation: Bricker, Darrell Jay. "Empty planet : the shock of global population decline." New York : Crown Publishers, 2019.

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