The Factors That Make Asian Growth So Phenomenal

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The Main Factors That Make Asian Growth So Phenomenal
Amber N. Sands
Cleveland State University

In this essay, the author explains the essential parts of Asia’s phenomenal growth. Asia is the poster child for the saying, “slow and steady wins the race”. Asia has been growing since the early 1900s. This paper breaks down the growth of Asia into three core factors and explains which one has been the most influential on that growth. Graphs are used to highlight how certain factors, such as population age, and birth rate, affect Asian megacities. Influential aspects of the Asian culture and how they affect growth are also demonstrated. A greater understanding of what factors influence the phenomenal growth of Asia and which one has …show more content…

Issues such as migration, population age, and birth rates are the biggest influences on the phenomenal growth in Asia. These issues can be considered part of the population dynamics, which will be explained in more detail along with the economic markets and sociopolitical conditions.
Population Dynamics Population dynamics looks at the biological and environmental factors that influence change amongst a region. Migration, Population Age, and Birth Rates among Asian Megacities
Asia has been a growing force since about 1960. With population dynamics being the biggest influencing factor. Population dynamics looks at the long-term and short-term changes in the size and age of a population, with three factors being analyzed: migration, population age, and birth rates. Castles and Miller (2009) state that “In 2005, Asian countries housed 53 million of the world’s 191 million migrants”. (para1). Migration throughout Asia is nothing new; it dates back many centuries. Some people migrated from Asia because of political struggles while others either migrated within Asia or were indentured workers who were forced to work in other countries such as China and Japan. According to Castles and Miller (2009), between the years 1921 and 1941, Japan recruited 40,000 people from its then colony, Korea. Taking into account what Castles and Miller had noted, with all the internal migration happening,

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