How much of an increase in world production is needed to raise the backward nations to a minimum standard of decent living? The world needs at least another $25 billion worth of food a year and another $15 to $25 billion in housing, medicine, clothing, etc.,—an increase of 7% to 10% in present world production of consumer goods and services. This is the estimate of Economists Wladimir and Emma Woytinsky, a husband & wife team who have spent five years compiling an exhaustive (1,268 pages) study, World Population and Production, published by the Twentieth Century Fund.

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