Econ 776b. The Economics of Population

Course Type: 
Graduate
Course term: 
Not offered

Analysis of economic aspects of population change including fertility, mortality, health, marriage, migration, and labor force behavior. Microeconomic models of household behavior incorporating gender and inter-generational bargaining over resource allocation, are used to explain behavior in contemporary low- and high-income countries. Policy interventions that seek to improve health, reduce fertility, or change work patterns are then evaluated statistically based on the developed models of household behavior.

Also Econ 462b.

Semester offered: 
Not offered