- 2017 Application is Closed - Acton University 2017: June 20 - 23

Introduction to Economic Demography

Session 6 - Thursday, June 22 -
10:45 AM to 12:05 PM

Introductory Course

This lecture introduces the basic frameworks used by economic demographers and answers the following questions: What is the relationship between population growth and economic development? Why does fertility fall when GDP increases? What does population ageing mean for a labor force? Does a relationship between economic well-being and fertility justify government regulation of fertility?
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Graduate Student, Penn State University

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