Wolfgang Lutz at the Brussels Development Briefing

VODCAST - 27 January 2010 Wolfgang Lutz


On the occasion of his intervention at the Brussels Development Briefing on population growth and its implications for rural areas in ACP countries, Wolfgang Lutz explained his approach to demographic statistics. 

Wolfgang Lutz proposed a qualitative approach that includes also education as a third variable to the traditional variables of age and gender of the population. He insisted on the crucial role that female education plays in elevating developing countries from poverty towards development.


Wolfgang Lutz

Program Director

World Population

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