Population and the Wealth of Nations

McGurn, William
December 1996
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Dec1996, Issue 68, p22
Discusses the population in Asia. Views of Isamu Shimura, the Japanese managing director of Toyo Menka Kaisha, on the population and economics in Asia; Impact of population control on China; Position of the Catholic Church in population control.


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