Thomas Robert Malthus's Principle Of Population And Principles Of Political Economy

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Thomas Robert Malthus had published two principles which are Principle of Population and Principles of Political Economy. Principle of population that under Malthus’s population theory published on 1798 years and an extended version also published on 1803. However, The Theory of Market Gluts is included in principle of political economy which published in 1820. Malthus’s population theory explains that extent of that poverty and problem can be obviously seen between the lower class of every residents. This theory is unchecked; grow up with geometrically in population growth and food supply rose up in arithmetically. For example, population trends to grow up at the rate of 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, and etc, however the rate of went up of living is good only 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. Besides that, Malthus was overstate and too drastic in his published population theory due to some argumentative from observers. Besides that, an essay named as A Summary View of the Principle of Population is the expanded version which published by Malthus in 1830. Preventive checks and positive checks are two types of checks population growth which created by Malthus. This theory is valid, useful or correct on its time because Malthus stated that people would face starvation because an increase population would press upon a food supply which grows slowly than population and resources are limited. According to (Ewugi & Illiyasu, 2012), Malthus was know that starvation rarely generates directly to kill person;

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