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The New Population Bomb? The Politics of Population Change

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Speaker(s): Professor Jack Goldstone, Professor Eric Kaufmann, John Parker
Chair: Dr Elliott Green

Recorded on 1 May 2012 in Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building.

This panel will discuss the current global demographic revolution – the contrast between an aging developed world and a youthful developing world. This marks the publication of Political Demography: how population changes are reshaping international security and national politics.

Jack Goldstone is the Virginia E and John T Hazel Jr Professor at the George Mason School of Public Policy.

Eric Kaufmann is professor of politics at Birkbeck College, University of London.

John Parker writes about globalisation without economic policy. He was previously bureau chief in Washington, Moscow and Brussels for the Economist.

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