Business 2000: Learn the economics of population
The area of population is one that Leaving Cert students should know in details for their economics course, writes Rachel Farrell.
Over-population, under-population and optimum population are economics terms that Leaving Cert students are expected to be familiar with.
Over-population occurs when the economic resources of a country are unable to support the increase in population without causing a decline in the standard of living. China is the most populated country in the world, though it will be soon overtaken by India.
Over-population contributes to many problems, including unemployment, a low standard of living, pressure on...
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