Tag: population growth

    Opinion: population growth is no bad thing for the economy or environment

    We’ve found interesting views expressed for Al Arabiya by Omar Al-Ubaydli, a researcher at Derasat, Bahrain. He guesses that many see population growth as damaging to economic development in the sustainability era. *** Yet before the days of climate change and environmental degradation, scholars found that a growing population can boost the economy. Elon Musk […]

    Opinion: world’s fastest population growth demands new economic order in Iraq

    The world’s fastest population growth is accelerating the need for a more diversified economic system in oil-dependent Iraq, according to a top government minister, Arab News reports. Iraqi Prime Minister Financial Affairs Adviser Mazhar Mohammed Saleh called for a new “social market” to reduce oil dependence and boost investment in key sectors such as manufacturing, […]