If you haven’t heard by now, the world is adding its seven billionth person on Oct. 31, 2011.
Population Trends and Demography
On World Population Day, we can expect statements from people all along the political spectrum.
Today, the United Nations announced that the world’s population will reach an historic 7 billion people on Oct. 31, 2011.
Originally posted on the Huffington Post In explaining the uprisings in the Middle East this past month, commentators have discussed demography almost as much as democracy. And though most focused on the number of young people in the streets from … Continue Reading
I recently attended a 30th anniversary celebration in Beijing for the China Population and Development Research Center, which hosted an international seminar on demographic research. Those were the same 30 years that China has restricted its citizens to having what … Continue Reading