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Spring 2011-2012
WWS 564 / POP 564  

Poverty, Inequality and Health in the World

Angus S. Deaton

DEPARTMENT CONSENT IS REQUIRED TO ADD THIS CLASS

About well-being throughout the world, with focus on income and health. Explores what happened to poverty, inequality, and health, in the US, and internationally. Discusses conceptual foundations of national and global measures of inequality, poverty, and health; construction of measures, and extent to which they can be trusted; relationship between globalization, poverty, and health, historically and currently. Examines links between health and income, why poor people are less healthy and live less long than rich people.


Other Requirements:
WWS Graduate Students Only.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
WWS 507 and 511. Please see instructor to apply for enrollment..

Other information:
For more information on WWS Graduate Course, please see our WWS website: http://wws.princeton.edu/grad/course_offerings/.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42311 S01 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm T   Robertson Hall   020   Enrolled:16 Limit:16 Closed