Course Outline

  1. Population theories; population growth and economic development;
  2. Fertility: trends, determinants and female labour market behavior,
  3. Mortality and issues of population ageing;
  4. Population growth and the environment;
  5. Spatial distribution of population,
  6. Internal migration and urbanization;
  7. Population policies and the health sector.
  8. Immigrants, Ethnic Identities and the Nation-State,
  9. Interethnic Marriages and their Economic Effects,
  10. Natural Disasters and Migration
  11. Immigration–Religiosity Intersections at the Two Sides of the Atlantic: Europe and the
    United States
  12. Immigration and Crime, Immigrants’ Time Use: A Survey of Methods and Evidence

References Books

  1. Amelie F. Constant , Klaus F. Zimmermann (2013). International Handbook on The Economics Of Migration, Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. Bodvarsson, Ö. and H. Van-den-Berg (2009). The Economics of Immigration – Theory and Policy, Berlin Heidelberg: Springer.
  3. Thompson, Warren S. and David T Lewis. Population Problems. Mc Graw-Hill.
  4. Todaro, Michael P and Stephen C. Smith. (2013). Economic Development. Pearson Education Limited.