HARVARD CENTER FOR POPULATION
AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

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RELEVANT COURSES

Harvard University offers several courses dealing with the themes of the PGDA. For more information, click on the links below.

Global Demography of Aging:

  • SOC-ANAL 76 Global Health Challenges
  • QUANT-REAS 341 Counting People: Demography and Human Affairs

Measurement:

  • GHP220 Introduction to Demographic Methods
  • GHP535 Applied Demography Analysis
  • GHP503 The Determinants of Fertility and Mortality
  • PSY 980 Aging and Cognition
  • BIOLE 179 The Biology of Aging
  • EPI254 The Epidemiology of Aging

Social Determinants of Health / Role of Social Networks:

  • SOCIOL 190 Life and Death in the US: Medicine and Disease in Social Context
  • SOCIOL 390 Health and Social Structure
  • SSH 278 Society, Human Development and Public Health
  • SHH 227 Psychosocial Aspects of Aging

Macroeconomics of Aging:

  • GOV 1180 Comparing Welfare States
  • PED 101 Economic Development: Theory, Policy, and Evidence
  • PED 130 Why Are So Many Countries Poor, Volatile, and Unequal?
  • GHP 294 International Health Economics I
  • API 130 Public Finance in International Perspective
  • ECON 970 The Economics of Health and Development

Medicare:

  • ECON 1460 Economics of Health Care Policy
  • 38090A-1/F Health Care Law
  • HPM208 Health Care Regulation and Planning
  • HPM235 Managing Health Care Costs

 

 

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