The Economics of Population

Subject Code (deprecated): 
ECON
Course Number: 
458
Section Number: 
01
Description: 

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. The course is largely based on reading and discussion of journal articles.

Instructor(s) from Econ Site: 
Timothy Guinnane
Instructor Name from WEN: 
Timothy Guinnane
Meeting Pattern (deprecated): 
W 1.30-3.20
Term Code: 
202001
Category from Feed: 
YCSO