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Historical Population Estimates: Unraveling the Consensus

Caldwell, John; Schindlmayr, Thomas


The mid-twentieth century witnessed the emergence of a remarkable consensus on quantitative estimates of world population growth after 1650. This was the achievement of Walter Willcox, supported and modified by Alexander Carr-Saunders and John Durand, and was endorsed by United Nations publications. It had its origin in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century work, largely carried out in Germany. Willcox was particularly interested in demonstrating seventeenth-century population growth as evidence...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
Source: Population and Development Review


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