Population and Quality of Life
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This paper critically explores the underlying assumptions linking development to population and quality of life. As will be argued, correlation is not causality, in that economic growth and development may correlate with, but is not a causal factor in regard to, quality of life. As will be seen, advocates of economic development as the curative measure for quality of life deficits in many countries frequently blur this distinction between correlation and causality in comparing and contrasting different jurisdictions and situations. However, as will be shown, these issues must be considered critically in a wider context in order to more fully understand the complexity of the debate and the flawed nature of the equation of economic development with quality of life.
From the Paper:"While overpopulation has long been a concern among population geographers, the acceleration of industrial development around the world in recent years has complicated analysis considerably. Politicians and policy makers have committed themselves to models such as "sustainable development" and economic growth is promoted as a resolution for many of the problems in the developing world, as well as the increasingly industrialized countries of East Asia such as China. This being said, the impact of these policies upon the environment and quality of life remain often undefined at senior ..."
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