GDEV 2010

GDEV 2010

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

Introduction to population studies. The primary focus is on the relationships between demographic processes (fertility, mortality, and immigration) and social and economic issues. Discussion covers special topics related to population growth and spatial distribution, including marriage and family formation, population aging, changing roles and statuses of women, labor force participation, immigrations, urban growth and urbanization, resource allocation, and the environment.

When Offered Fall.

Forbidden Overlaps Forbidden Overlap: due to an overlap in content, students will receive credit for only one course in the following group: GDEV 2010, PUBPOL 2030, SOC 2030, SOC 2202.

Distribution Category (CA-AG, SBA-AG)
Course Attribute (CU-SBY, EC-SAP)

  • Understand and examine the determinants and consequences of demographic change, and components therein in the US and internationally.
  • Examine the mutual interrelationships between population and society.
  • Understand alternative policy approaches associated with challenges and opportunities presented by changing population size and composition.
  • Utilize basic methodological approaches to population analysis.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: SOC 2202

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17767 GDEV 2010   LEC 001

    • MW Warren Hall 175
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Hirschl, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person