Analysis of the Correlation Between Population Growth and Economic Development in Asian Countries



Population size, as an important factor to economic growth, determines supply of human resources directly. The proportion of skilled labor to human resources exerts great influence on a nation’s economy. This essay analyzes and elaborates the correlation between labor— which consists of skilled labor and unskilled labor, and economic growth based on the Solow model. This essay also analyzes factors affecting economic growth of ten Asian countries through statistical analysis of public data, elaborates the causal relationship between population growth and economic development, and puts forward corresponding suggestions.


Population growth; Economic development; Skilled labor

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