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Occupational Health and Safety, Canadian Edition

15th Edition
by David L. Goetsch, University of West Florida and Oskaloosa-Walton Eugene Ozon, Algonquin College
1035 Solutions 49 Chapters 1379 Studied ISBN: 0133450244 Computer Science 5 (1)

Chapters 26: DQ 10

10. What, if any, are the benefits and costs of economic growth, particularly as measured by real GDP per capita?


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10. What, if any, are the benefits and costs of economic growth, particularly as measured by real GDP per capita?

Answer: Critics of growth say industrialization and growth result in pollution, global warming, ozone depletion, and other environmental problems. These adverse negative externalities occur because inputs in the production process reenter the environment as some form of waste.

Critics of growth also argue that there is little compelling evidence that economic growth has solved sociological problems such as poverty, homelessness, and discrimination.

The primary defense of growth is that it is the path to the greater material abundance and higher living standards desired by the vast majority of people. Growth also enables society to improve the nation’s infrastructure, enhance the care of the sick and elderly, provide greater access for the disabled, and provide more police and fire protection.


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