The non-monotonous impact of population growth on economic prosperity

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We reconcile theory and evidence on the relationship between economic prosperity and population growth in an R&D-based growth model. We show that the negative effect of population growth outweighs the positive effect in industrialized countries with well-developed public education sectors.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93 - 95
JournalEconomics Letters
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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