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Lam says tightening global labor market good for American workers

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David Lam

Lam says food production, urbanization, education mitigated "population bomb"

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"The Population Bomb: How we survived it " - Science Newsline. 04/02/2011.

Although the world population will reach 7 billion in 2011, David Lam says the future will be nothing like the past five decades in terms of population growth. Here he looks at the factors that mitigated "the population bomb," concluding: "The challenges we face are staggering. But they're really nothing compared to the challenges we faced in the 1960s."

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David Lam

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