Ideas to Action:

Independent research for global prosperity

Population and Development Research Agenda

This work has now concluded.

Understanding how demographic change affects economic growth helps developing countries allocate scarce resources to accelerate economic growth and poverty reduction. A CGD Working Group reviewed what is known about how population dynamics (e.g. fertility, mortality and migration) affect economic outcomes, and recommended a research agenda to fill gaps in that knowledge. This work has now concluded.


Amanda Glassman