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Demographic change and demand for food in Australia

Duncan, Ron; Shi, Qun; Tyers, Rod


The analysis of global population forecasts of the past 30 years by the US National Academy of Sciences confirms that errors have been considerable and that population forecasts have generally been upward-biased. Recent stochastic population projections also yield wide error bounds. We discuss the demographic implications of one set of stochastic projections and adapt a standard global economic model to estimate the implications of population forecast errors for the performance of the global...[Show more]

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Date published: 2004
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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