No room at the inn, or why population problems are not all economic

  title={No room at the inn, or why population problems are not all economic},
  author={R. Chapman},
  journal={Population and Environment},
  • R. Chapman
  • Published 1999
  • Economics
  • Population and Environment
Among the conditions necessary for human well-being is an environment where human populations remain within the biological and cultural carrying capacity of their respective geographies. Overpopulation, although difficult to define precisely, produces serious environmental problems. It might be the case that no one ever died from overpopulation, but certainly many have experienced a diminished quality of life. This paper will argue first, and briefly, numbers do count; second, there are good… Expand
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