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David Lam

Lam says nation's shrinking share of global population not cause for alarm

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Is the U.S. entering a population slump?" - CNN.com. 05/26/2011.

The U.S. population is growing more slowly now than since the Great Depression, and more slowly than the world population. David Lam sees America's slow down as a logical outcome of the baby boomers aging out of their childbearing years, and not cause for alarm. Overall, we're in a "good place" when it comes to growth, he says.

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