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Assignment 3 Customer inserts His/ her name University of Massachusetts Boston Economics Department N. Aman ECON336 March 08, 2012 2. Population growth is the increase in number of people living within a given area at a certain period. On the other hand, absolute poverty is the number of people within a given population who are unable to afford necessities such as food, shelter, and clothing.
Precisely, population growth is inversely proportional to female wages. Scarcity of resource is the main cause of migration. Population growth leads to scarcity of resources or add pressure to existing resources leading to migration. The rate of rural-urban migration is directly proportional to population growth. Population growth also lowers per capita income of a country. This reduces the ability of the government to cater for the people. The pension scheme is one of the ways through which the government caters for its people. Population growth leads to low pension rates within a country. Similarly, population growth adds pressure to health facilitates within a country leading to low quality health care services within a country. Availability of education depends on the capacity of educational facilities within a country and the number of student. Increase in population exerts pressure on existing facilities leading to poor quality education. High population lowers the availability of education for a certain population. Due to the pressure exerted on income by population growth, people tend to increase their level of investment to diversify their income. Population growth therefore increases the level of investment in a country. 3. India and china are the most populous nations in the world. ...
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