Econ 458b. The Economics of Population

Day / time: 
W 1:30 - 3:20 pm
Course Type: 
Undergraduate
Course term: 
Spring
Instructor(s): 

An overview of some basic demographic methods such as the life table and age-standardized rates, followed by consideration of the core topics in economic demography: fertility, mortality, and migration, along with their connections to the economy and economic development. Course will be largely based on reading and discussion of journal articles.

Prerequisites: Introductory econometrics and Intermediate Microeconomics
Semester offered: 
Spring
Undergrad Course Category: 
Labor
Macroeconomics
Course Description: 
Course Description