Problems of Maintaining Employment in Developing Countries in the Face of Rapid Population Growth

  • Abdel-Fattah Nassef
Part of the International Economic Association Series book series (IEA)


There is a growing concern over the serious impact of population growth on the prospects of socio-economic development. Although such an impact may be felt in the developed countries, it is a critical issue in the developing countries. Thus, a better understanding of the complex interrelationships between population changes and socioeconomic development is essential for the appropriate formulation, implementation and evaluation of plans and programmes for social and economic progress.


Labour Force Activity Rate Dependency Ratio Rapid Population Growth Average Annual Rate 
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© The International Economic Association 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Abdel-Fattah Nassef
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  1. 1.Institute of National PlanningCairoEgypt

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