The Power of Independent Thinking


Stay Connected
Get the latest updates straight to your inbox.

Volume 3  Number 1  •  Summer 1998
All Issues:  

Population Growth
Disaster or Blessing?
By Peter T. Bauer
This article appeared in the Summer 1998 issue of The Independent Review

Population growth has been widely argued to be a major obstacle to economic progress in underdeveloped countries. The real cause of poverty, however, is people’s conduct—not their numbers.

  • Catalyst