Fewer, Richer, Greener: The End of the Population Explosion and the Future for Investors

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Financial Analysts Journal
November/December 2012 | Vol. 68 | No. 6 | 18 pages
Source: CFA Institute
Laurence B. Siegel

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The population explosion is almost over, with fertility below the replacement rate in many advanced countries and rapidly declining in most developing countries. In the next half century, economic growth will be robust, especially in developing countries, and will increase world wealth dramatically. These factors will make it easier, not harder, to preserve the natural environment and avoid resource shortages. Investors should focus on natural resources and other industries that will benefit from these trends.

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  • Economics:
    • Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply
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    • Economic Growth and Development
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    • Relationship of Economic Activity to the Investment Process
  • Portfolio Management:
    • Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Investing and Faith-Based Finance
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