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kooky1 | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 3) eNoter

Posted December 23, 2011 at 8:03 PM via web

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i want to know short notes about thomas malthus's contributions in economy

 

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hgatlin21 | Student, College Freshman | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted December 26, 2011 at 1:59 PM (Answer #2)

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Malthus basically said that if population increases, food and economic surplus decrease, thus later resulting in a decrease in population. This way, population and economic surplus stay balanced over the course of time and a decrease in population can be used to predict a positive economic trend and vice-versa.

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