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IMF: Booms, Busts, and Echoes

Authors: David A. Bloom and Davis Canning

The IMF's latest issue of Finance & Development contains an article by David Bloom and Davis Canning that provides an overview of how the biggest demographic upheaval in history is affecting global development.

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Cairo Declaration on Population and Development

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.

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