Unit 2 AP human geography study guide

Brain Drain
the mass emigration of technically skilled people from one country to another
The statistical study of human populations
Arithmetic Density
Population of a country or region expressed as an average per unit
The Ecumene
Portion of the earths surface occupied by permanent settlement
Echo Boom
The millennial, “echo boomers” are members of the Generation Y
Leaving ones country with the intent to settle permanently in another
Natalist policy
Promotes human reproduction to ensure national continuance
Ant-Natalist policy
Negative view on birth
Carrying Capacity
Max population size of the species in that the enviroment can sustain indefinitely
State in US with highest NIR