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Author Easterlin, Richard A
Title Growth Triumphant : The Twenty-First Century in Historical Perspective
Imprint Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 1996
©1998
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Descript 1 online resource (216 pages)
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Series Economics, Cognition, and Society Ser
Economics, Cognition, and Society Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Tables -- Figures -- Preface -- 1. Historical Overview -- I. Modern Economic Growth -- 2. Revolution or Evolution? The Epoch of Modern Economic Growth -- 3. The International Impact of Modern Economic Growth -- 4. Modern Economic Growth and the National Economy -- 5. Why Isn't the Whole World Developed? Institutions and the Spread of Economic Growth -- II. Population Growth -- 6. The Nature and Causes of the Mortality Revolution -- 7. Malthus Revisited: The Economic Impact of Rapid Population Growth -- 8. The Fertility Transition: Its Nature and Causes -- 9. Secular Stagnation Resurrected: Population and the Economy in Developed Countries -- III. Implications for the Future -- 10. Does Satisfying Material Needs Increase Human Happiness? -- 11. The Next Century in Historical Perspective -- Appendix A: Major Economic Inventions -- Appendix B: Health Technology -- Notes -- References -- Index
An economic historian and demographer considers what the world, freed from material need, will look like
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Link Print version: Easterlin, Richard A. Growth Triumphant : The Twenty-First Century in Historical Perspective Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press,c1996 9780472085538
Subject Economic development -- History.;Economic forecasting
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