From Malthus’ Stagnation to Sustained Growth

Social, Demographic and Economic Factors

  • Bruno Chiarini
  • Paolo Malanima

About this book


A detailed exploration of the influence and utility of Thomas Malthus' model of population growth and economic changes in Europe since the nineteenth century. This important contribution to current discussions on theories of economic growth includes discussion of issues ranging from mortality and fertility to natural resources and the poverty trap.


accounting demography dynamics economic development economic growth growth growth theory population dynamics poverty Stagnation

Editors and affiliations

  • Bruno Chiarini
    • 1
  • Paolo Malanima
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Napoli ‘Parthenope’Italy
  2. 2.Institute of Studies on Mediterranean SocietiesNational Research Council (ISSM-CNR)NaplesItaly

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