Is Population Growth a Ponzi Scheme? – Joseph Chamie who has
spent a lifelong career as a demographer including 12 years of
service as the director of the United Nations Population
Division finds that more is not necessarily better. “Ponzi
Demography” that warrants everybody’s attention.

While it may come in many guises Ponzi demography is
essentially a pyramid scheme that attempts to make more
money for some by adding on more and more people through
population growth.

The underlying strategy of Ponzi demography is to privatize
the profits and socialize the costs incurred from increased population