Course: Social and Economic Aspects of Human Fertility

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Session Topic Activities
1 Introduction & Measurement Measurement Lecture
2

Distal and Proximate Determinants

Natural and Controlled Fertility
A Conceptual Framework for Studying Fertility Lecture

Reading

3 Fertility Decline I

Theories of Fertility Decline Lecture

Reading

4 Discussion of Fertility Decline I

Discussion

Reading

5 Fertility Decline II

Very Low Fertility Lecture

Reading

6 Discussion of Fertility Decline II

Discussion

Reading

7 Infertility

Discussion

Reading

8 Fertility Decision Making

Discussion

Reading

9 Fertility Intentions

Fertility Decision Making Lecture

Reading

10 Gender Inequality and Fertility

Discussion

Reading

11 Differential Fertility

Discussion

Reading

12 Discussion of Differential Fertility I

Differential Fertility Lecture

Reading

13 Discussion of Differential Fertility II

Discussion

Reading