002 - Malthus vs


Significant Concept

To have knowledge of two opposing theories concerning population growth and resource availability.

Key Terminology

  • Optimum Population
  • Malthus
  • Neo-Malthusian
  • Boserup

Activity One - Watch

Activity One - Discussion Point

  • Can economic theories relating to resources still apply today?

Activity Two - Describe

Write a description of Malthusian and Boserup´s theories. What are the limitations and strengths of the theories?