Course Schedule

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MPPA 490-DL : Special Topic:Demography, Global Health and Policy


Description

Demography is the formal study of population size/structure and factors associated with its change (i.e., fertility, migration, and mortality). Developing a theoretical and technical understanding of demographic tools can provide a better understanding of population dynamics and how this influences national and global health, as well as regional and national policy. This course provides such a framework by drawing upon seminal readings from demography, economics, public health, and sociology. We will examine issues relating to global aging, old-age dependency ratios, and social policy with respect to Italy, Japan, and the U.S. We will explore fertility and family planning polices with respect to Finland and Sweden. We will also discuss fertility by focusing on China and India. The course will also introduce health policy concepts relating to health care systems/access/disparities with respect to the U.S. and developing countries.

Counts toward the Public Policy, Global Policy, and Global Health specializations.


Spring 2023
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
03/27/23 - 06/10/23Optional Sync W
7 – 9:30 p.m. 55
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Sharma, Andy
Online
Open
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