Population and Development

ECON 448
  • Quarters: Winter
  • General Education Requirements: I&S, DIV

Surveys international economic development, with a focus on population issues. Topics include demography, poverty and income inequality, fertility choice and sex selection, household production models and intra-household inequality, parental investments in child health and education, including discrimination against girls, and migration and urbanization. Focuses on evidence-based policy and differential impacts on diverse communities within developing societies.