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What explains the changes in population growth over time?
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If a country has a negative growth rate, what are three reasons that may explain why?Either a meager birth rate, a very high death rate, or a very high emigration rateWhat is the key factor to explain the negative growth rate of the former Soviet countries like Serbia?High emigration rate of younger people who leave the country before they reproduce causing a rapidly aging populationWhy is the population growth rate of Japan and Germany negative?Because they have low birth rates, an aging population, and stringent anti-immigration rulesWhy do Japan and Germany have low birth rates?Their economic systems that depend so highly on productivity which leaves less time to have a familyWhat is a primary reason why Canada and other developed countries do not have a negative growth rate despite being productivity focused?They welcome immigrationIn 2015, German President Merkel decided to receive 1000000 refugees from Syria in one year. Why did she do this?Because she knew the population growth rate was negativeWhat are the two ailments Italy faces in their population growth?Many are emigrating, and an aging populationHow is urbanization a problem? When do these problems happen?It will lead to consequences increasing poverty in urban areas by increasing urban density, but also it will decrease agricultural production. When countries become too large, too quickly.Why would urbanization decrease agricultural production?The amount of production of agriculture in poor countries is based on the labour force so if much of the labour force emigrates from rural communities, this will have an effect on production because it is labour intensive