Population growth, society, and culture: an inventory of cross-culturally tested causal hypotheses

HRAF Press New Haven, CT Published In Pages: 126
By Sipes, Richard G.


Status from education will be negatively associated with Population Growth Rate (PGR) (72).


Status from education is measured as a composite of 9 variables, including male and female improvement of esteem by, raising of income by, qualification for political office enhanced by, and reflection of credit to parents enhanced by male and female education, and male qualification serve as representative in central government enhanced by education.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
GammaNot Supportedp = 0.26gamma = 0.16UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Population Growth RateDependentPopulation
Status From EducationIndependentStatus, Role, And Prestige, Education System