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American Forum - The New Population Bomb: The Four Megatrends That Will Change the World

Jack A. Goldstone
March 8, 2010
11:00AM - 12:00PM (EST)

Jack A. Goldstone
Jack A. Goldstone

JACK A. GOLDSTONE, Professor of Public Policy at George Mason, warns that by 2050, the relative demographic weight of the world’s developed countries will drop nearly 25 percent, their labor forces will substantially age and decline, and most of the world’s expected population growth will be concentrated in today’s poorest, youngest, and predominantly Muslim countries. How must the world’s basic global-governance structures be changed to deal with these conditions?

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