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Perspectives of Population Growth: Easterlin, Davis & Mill

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What is the premise of the Easterlin hypothesis?

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1. John Stuart Mill believed in the Malthusian theory, which focuses mainly on what population?

2. What did John Stuart Mill see as the solution to the poor living conditions of the working class?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this worksheet, we've put together a series of quiz questions designed to test you on the population growth perspectives of Easternlin, Davis and Mill. These questions cover subjects including the population that the Malthusian theory focuses on and the premise behind the demographic transition model.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Our quiz is a helpful way to see if you know:

  • The premise of the Easterlin hypothesis
  • Which population the Malthusian theory focuses mainly on
  • What John Stuart Mill saw as the solution to the poor conditions of the working class
  • The premise behind the demographic transition model
  • The ideal rate of population change, according to the zero population growth theory

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson the population growth perspectives of Mill, Davis and Easterlin
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the premise of the Easterlin hypothesis
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the ideal rate of population change according to the zero population growth theory and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Take a look at our interesting lesson called Perspectives of Population Growth: Easterlin, Davis & Mill if you'd like to learn more about this subject. Once you complete this lesson, you should be ready to:

  • Identify the theories that John Stuart Mill is known for
  • Outline the demographic transition model
  • Discuss the population theory that supports active birth control programs
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