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Structure of the World System
A World Model Structure and Assumptions
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1970 conditions accumulation assumed assumptions average billion birth and death birth rate normal birth-control program BRN1 capital accumulation capital investment CAPITAL UNITS CAPITAL-INVESTMENT DISCARD capital-investment multiplier CAPITAL-INVESTMENT-IN-AGRICULTURE FRACTION cause Chapter CIAF Club of Rome coefficient computer model conditions of Figure CROWDING RATIO curve decline dynamic ECIR effect effective-capital-investment ratio environment equations equilibrium exponential growth feedback loops food production food ratio food supply fraction of capital increase industrialization influence INTERPOLATION IONLESS limit LOGICAL FUNCTION material standard mental models MULTIPLIER DIMENSIONLESS natural-resource-usage rate negative loop NREM peak pollution absorption pollution crisis pollution POL pollution ratio POLR pollution-absorption population and capital population control population density population growth pressures processes RATIO DIMENSIONLESS reduced birth rate result Section shortage shows social systems square kilometer standard of living structure suppressed system levels TABHL TABLE LOOK tion unit per person UNITS/PERSON/YEAR UNITS/YEAR usage rate variable world model world population world system