Population and Development

Selected Issues - Population and Poverty in Asia and the Pacific

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  • Publication date: May 2004
  • Page count: 136
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 04.II.F.8

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About the book

The Asian and Pacific region is characterized by extreme diversity in terms of population and development. Various demographic, economic, sociocultural and political situations have influenced population policies and poverty reduction initiatives. This study analyzes the links between population and poverty. Also included are an examination of fertility levels and trends, and a discussion of the issue of ageing and related policy responses.