Dalton Conley, professor of sociology at New York University, discusses sub-Saharan Africa’s high fertility rates and their implications for the continent's economic growth.
William H. Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution, speaks with CFR.org about the U.S. population hitting the 300 million milestone and what America will look like in the years to come.
Also known as the Cairo Consensus, the Cairo Declaration on Population and Development was written at the UN's International Conference on Population and Development on September 4, 1994. The document included reproductive health and rights, women's empowerment, and gender equality as cornerstones of the UN's population and development programs.
Fourth session of a forum on Latin American influence on U.S. policies and politics with an emphasis on the growing Latino demographic.
On October 17, 2006, the U.S. population officially reached 300 million. Three experts discuss the implications of this milestone, which—coupled with significant demographic changes—raises a host of social, political, and economic questions for the United States.
As the world's population surpasses seven billion, CFR Senior Fellow for Global Health Yanzhong Huang identifies the variety of ways in which different global regions are impacted by population growth. Huang argues that a region- and issue-specific approach is needed to address population issues.
Watch experts discuss the social, political, and economic implications of the U.S. population surpassing 300 million.
The authors argue that it is essential to begin working now to expand and establish rules and norms governing armed drones, thereby creating standards of behavior that other countries will be more likely to follow.
The author examines Pakistan's complex role in U.S. foreign policy and advocates for a two-pronged approach that works to quarantine threats while integrating Pakistan into the broader U.S. agenda in Asia.
The authors assess the political, security, and economic challenges facing U.S. policymakers in Afghanistan and evaluate a range of policy options.
Maximalist finds lessons in the past that anticipate and clarify our chaotic present, revealing the history of U.S. foreign policy in an unexpected new light. More
This clear and authoritative book presents a sweeping account of China's global resource quest and the unrivaled expansion of its economy. More
The story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan, and a call to prepare for the worst, aim for the best, and avoid past mistakes. More
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