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David Lopez-Carr – Implications of Urban vs. Rural Fertility Rates: The Case of Guatemala

Demographers today are largely concerned with two trends: aging in the developed world, and rapid urbanization in the developing world. The majority of people in the world now live in cities, “but this tiny fraction of people that live in rural areas – concealed by the data because it’s a small fraction – still have very high fertility rates, precisely where protected areas are,” said David Lopez-Carr, associate professor of geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara in this ECSP interview. Read the full post on The New Security Beat: www.newsecuritybeat.org