O'Reilly logo

Business Environment by A. C. Fernando

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

7

INDIA'S POPULATION AND ITS IMPACT ON THE ECONOMY

In this chapter, we study the economic effects of both a growing and a declining population, and their impact on the economy. We also study various population theories and relate them to the Indian scenario. After reading the chapter, you will understand and appreciate the reasons why the Indian population occupies so much space on any critical study of Indian economy.

Economists and statesmen are very much concerned nowadays with the problem of population. There was a time when economists gave importance to the study of population merely as the source of supply of labour as there was a close relationship between the number of people in the country and its labour force. The greater is the ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required