Monday, July 30, 2007
Let's say that population really is the biggest problem: we'll agree for the sake of argument. So, what should we do about it? Well, the biggest yet piece of economic modelling of the future says that we should be intensifying globalization. Get everybody rich and population will peak and then fall. We can always add a carbon tax or cap and trade on top if we should so wish.Tim Worstall. Fertility is as subject to supply and demand as any other human behavior.