Population growth...

Is generally bad for development and should be stopped.
13% (6 votes)
Is generally good for development and should be promoted.
28% (13 votes)
Should be left to the forces of the market.
60% (28 votes)
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Population growth, in generally, is good for a country development. Economies of scale, more innovators...both of them are index that allows a coutry growth. But what happens if the population growths very fast? 

It can drown the economy and have the contrary effect. The country  cannot work on economies of scale or innovation if people is fighting each day for not starving. 

Ok for population growth, but that growth need to be absorved for the market to allow the development of the country and not have the contrary effect.

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the growth of the population can not increase faster than the economy can produce absover because a collision. over the years the population density has suffered and especially the times of crisis and certainly should be enhanced , though not and advisable at all in the economic aspect as but greater economic efficiency does not get actually also affects in society.

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Population growth is essential but it is also essential their education . Younger people have to pay pensions of the old people. However the rate of growth needs to be controlled because if it increase a lot it can be harmful for economic development.

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It wouldn't be correct to make a general statement on the convenience of the population growth. It depends on how many people there were before, how fast it is growing, how many people are going to be after a certain period, etc. 

The population growth is good for the development as long as people are needed and have a place in the society. More people working for the country, living there, spending... generate more money, which leads to economic development. In this way people improve progressively their lives. However, there is a saturation point in wich the number of citizens starts being too large to be able to admit everyone. In this case, when the population outnumbers that point, its growth means a step backwards in the progress. 

This saturation point is not always the same. It changes according to several circumstances, and also depending on the country, which means more or less people could be admitted. That's why the population growth should be left to the forces of the market, in order not to go over the corresponding saturation number that is varying along time. 

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I think the population growth is always good for a country if it goes hand in hand with its economy in order to develop itself. In general, the more population we have, the more we’ll be able to produce. But for example, there are countries with high rate of population growth as Somalia, today, still suffer hunger. These countries have population densities among the lowest in the world: their problems are not related in the ability to produce food, but wars that leave a high percentage of the defenseless population. In fact, the low population density makes them even more vulnerable to the problems of hunger, because not enough people to keep communication and transportation systems that facilitate the distribution of food. All of them have been the cause civil wars resulting from poor social and political institutions.

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population growth cannot be generally good or bad. I think it is always depends on the country. for example China suffers from populations growth, as there is not enough space for people to live in comfortable way, therefore they have certain legislations to prevent fast population growth. in other countries, for example Kazakhstan, they try to increase population, because the density is low. and more people leads to more potential and productivity

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In the XVIIIth century, Malthus mentioned the fact that the issue of the world hunger, poverty in the end, was caused by the fact that the population growth was bigger than the production growth. So, even since the classical authors, it has been pointed that some kind control over population should be established.

This is a very sensitive field, so every step taken towards this should be conscious and carefully designed. There are different theories, but it is tricky to decide in an abstract context, different situations demand different solutions.

 

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It depends on the situation. Overpopulated countries obviously will not promote population growth while underpopulated countries or countries with very old population will promote population growth. The most evident example of an overpopulated country is obviously China. For China the promotion of population growth would be nonsense. On the other side we can find Singapore, Russia or South Korea. In Singapore there are even marketing campaign - as for example a Mentos candy campaign- to promote population growth. The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Singapore has also changed their laws, limiting the number of creation of buildings with one-bedroom flats in order to avoid the typical single lifestyle of the country. 
 

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I think that population growth is good for economic development, if you have more young people than old people it gonna be good por your publics finances but, you have to be so careful, populatio growth can become against you if you get an overcrowded country wich will give you more problems in a lot of fields than good things.

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Slight population growth is better than a precipitous decline. When the population 
declines a great deal in one generation, there are not enough people left to take 
physical or financial care of the old. The number of people still working is too small 
compared to the number of retired persons, and the workers naturally begin to 
resent taking care of people who no longer contribute to society. If the population 
expands slightly, through births or immigration, there are more active workers to take
care of the elderly.
Anyway, the situation depends on the country. We have to have information about the population (what is the percent of ageing people), level of agriculture (is there need in a big quentity of workers, or machines can do everything instead of people), level of death and the territory of the country. 
 

 

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