7 Billion and You Lecture and Discussion Series: The Economics of the Seven Billion

Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 19:00

How can health and wealth be expanding as populations grow?

Population levels have nearly quadrupled over the 20th century, but most of us are actually living longer, healthier and wealthier lives. Food production is still outstripping global need.  Is it possible we are misreading the situation? Regardless, can voluntary family planning programs have any real impact? What is the effective role of parental choice?

Date(s): Thursday, February 28, 2013, 7:00 pm

Location: SFU Vancouver, Harbour Centre (515 W Hastings) Room 1900

Admission: Free and open to anyone of any age, but please register* Register


* Space is limited, so arrive early. We’ll hold your seat until 15 minutes before the event begins.


Dr. Nicholas Eberstadt, Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy, Amerian Enterprise Institute, Washingtond, DC, USA


The David and Cecilia Ting Endowment Fund, Lifelong Learning, SFU

The Human Evolutionary Studies Program, SFU

The Faculties of Environment and Science, SFU


Email: csreg@sfu.ca