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Population Explosion or Birth Dearth, Part II
Aired 4/18/2002

This week Think Tank is at the United Nations Secretariat in New York City, where demographers from all over the world met in March to revise the conventional wisdom about world population growth sharply downward. The numbers that came out of this meeting should shape how we think about environment, trade, pension systems and the global balance of power.
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  John Bongaarts
    Vice President for Policy Research at the Population Council, former Chairman of a National Academy for Sciences Population Panel, and editor of "Beyond Six Billion"
  Tim Dyson
    Professor of Population Studies at the London School of Economics and author of "Population and Food: Global Trends and Future Prospects"

Originally Aired: 4/18/2002

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Fewer People, Part Two
  aired 9/30/2004
Fewer People, Part One
  aired 9/23/2004
Population Explosion or Birth Dearth? Part I
  aired 11/27/2003

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