Econ 485a. Measuring Well-Being: Concepts and Applications

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MW 11:35 - 12:50pm
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Undergraduate
Course term: 
Not offered
Year: 
2014
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Examination of well-being in conditions of poverty, inequality, and social mobility. Readings in conceptual literature combined with research using data to measure well-being. In-class analysis of South African datasets; independent research using survey data from another country.

Prerequisite: Introductory microeconomics. Recommended preparation: GLBL 121.

[Also GLBL 187a]

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