This course reviews the basic statistical methods of inferring the causal impact of public policy initiatives on social outcomes.
This course covers the life table and stationary population models, method of estimation of life tables, multiple-decrement and increment-decrement life tables, the stable population model, model age schedules for mortality, nuptiality, fertility, and migration, survival analysis and hazard regre
At least as much as any other institution, families can distribute resources among their members across time and space, spread risk, and foster cooperation.
This course examines the causes and consequences of poverty and inequality in the United States, and reviews the major social policies used to combat poverty's ill effects.
This course examines population, health and environment (PHE) dynamics with a focus on interactions occurring in countries classified as developing or transition economies.
This workshop covers emerging issues in international population health and development including individual and family behavior in developing countries, poverty, inequality, human and financial capital, and health of populations across the globe.
This one semester course discusses emerging issues in the micro-economics of population and development.
This course will cover the tools and techniques of program evaluation, and help familiarize students with the various research methods that can be employed to evaluate the effect of policies and innovations.