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Fall 2011-2012
WWS 593O / POP 504O  

Topics in Policy Analysis (Half-Term) - Health and Aging

Noreen Goldman

An overview of the epidemiologic transition, reviewing historic and current health patterns, and examines the demographic forces that have led to rapid aging of populations worldwide. After consideration of how researchers measure health status in older populations, the course examines inequalities in health by gender, race and socioeconomic status. The final part of the course considers the potential impact of threats to future improvements in life expectancy and focuses on the social, health and economic consequences of societal aging, primarily in high-income countries.


Requirements/Grading:
Other (See Instructor) - 100%

Other Requirements:
Open to Graduate Students Only.

Other information:
This class will meet from 09/15/2011 to 10/28/2011. For more information on WWS Graduate Courses, please see our website: http://wws.princeton.edu/grad/course_offerings/

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
23373 S01 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm T   Robertson Hall   029   Enrolled:3 Limit:10