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CHAPTER 36 Economic Growth in Developing and Transitional Economies
Issues in Economic Development
Population Growth
Causes of Rapid Population Growth
fertility rate The birth rate. Equal to (the number
of births per year divided by the population) × 100.
mortality rate The death rate. Equal to (the
number of deaths per year divided by the
population) × 100.
natural rate of population increase The
difference between the birth rate and the death
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