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1. demography of the ancient world

This survey of demographic conditions in ancient Greek and Roman history discusses life expectancy and causes of death, reproduction and fertility control, ...

By Walter Scheidel. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. Babbage, Charles (1791–1871)

Charles Babbage is rarely regarded as a major contributor to economic thought. His name is synonymous with the early origins of the computer, and he was ...

By Maxine Berg. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

3. stigma

The many contemporary characterizations of stigma share the assumption that individuals have characteristics that devalue them in the ...

By Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. Sauvy, Alfred (1898–1990)

Sauvy was born 31 October 1898, in Villeneuve-de-la-Raho, France. He graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique, and is known as a demographer, ...

By Ronald D. Lee. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. fertility in developed countries

After completing the first demographic transition, developed countries experienced a fertility boom in the post-Second World War period. However, after ...

By Alicia Adsera. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. economic demography

Economic demography is an area of study that examines the determinants and consequences of demographic change, including fertility, mortality, marriage, ...

By Allen C. Kelley and Robert M. Schmidt. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. famines

Today the ultimate Malthusian check of ‘gigantic, inevitable famine’ is confined to the very poorest pockets of the globe. Economic development, medical ...

By Cormac Ó Gráda. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

8. Industrial Revolution

The term ‘Industrial Revolution’ has come to mean two very different things: first, the transformation the British economy experienced between 1760 and ...

By Gregory Clark. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

9. demographic transition

The ‘demographic transition’ refers to the fall of fertility and mortality from initially high to subsequent low levels and accompanying changes in the ...

By Ronald D. Lee. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

10. historical demography

Historical demography deals with population dynamics prior to and during early phases of industrialization. Using family reconstruction historical methodology, ...

By Carl Mosk. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008