The three main population processes, fertility, mortality and migration – are studied by focusing on population developments in Sweden and Europe from the end of 1800s onwards, with some attention to poorer countries. Main issues covered include: links between female employment, family policies and childbearing; biological and social aspects of morbidity and mortality; causes and consequences for individuals and society of international and internal migration..
The course is given in English 4 November – 4 December, 2013. It consists of 7.5 ECTS and is at advanced level in Demography.
Teacher: Livia Olah