January 1, 2009

Flash Points and Tipping Points

Security Implications of Global Population Changes
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Population distortions—in which populations grow too young, or too fast, or too urbanized—make it difficult for prevailing economic and administrative institutions to maintain stable socialization and labor-force absorption. The most logical way to overcome the population distortions in varied regions will be to ease the barriers to movement across borders.

Read the article at the Wilson Center International Center for Scholars.