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How to estimate the future global population

  1. Aug 16, 2009 #1
    Hello everybody!
    I have been reading about the evolution of population growth since 1950 till now. It had many factors such as developement of technology, of medecine, ...
    Now i want to calculate the future population growth lets say for example for 2050. In those readings i found also those estimations but my problem is what type of models to they use to predict it? For example i know the IPAT model that describe the impact of population on environment. As there exist that one, do there exist one that can predict the future population?
     
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  3. Aug 17, 2009 #2

    CRGreathouse

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  4. Aug 17, 2009 #3

    jim mcnamara

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    I think the OP may want to work with logistic models as well.

    kthouz - please do not double post - ask the same question in different forums. Thank you.
     
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