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School of Science
STATISTICS ECONOMICS AND FINANCE
Course unit
POPULATION AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHANGE
SSM0013763, A.A. 2015/16

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2013/14

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
STATISTICS ECONOMICS AND FINANCE
SS1449, Degree course structure A.Y. 2009/10, A.Y. 2015/16
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Degree course track PROFESSIONALIZZANTE [007PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 8.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination POPULATION AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHANGE
Website of the academic structure http://www.stat.unipd.it/risorse/SEF
Department of reference Department of Statistical Sciences
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge FAUSTA ONGARO SECS-S/04

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
SSM0012804 BUSINESS DEMOGRAPHY FAUSTA ONGARO SS1450

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines SECS-S/04 Demographics 8.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Laboratory 2.0 14 36.0 No turn
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 30/09/2015
End of activities 23/01/2016
Show course schedule 2015/16 Reg.2009 weekly timetable
2015/16 Reg.2009 single teaching timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
5 Commissione a.a. 2015/2016 01/10/2015 30/09/2020 ONGARO FAUSTA (Presidente)
BOCCUZZO GIOVANNA (Membro Effettivo)
MAZZUCO STEFANO (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Statistics I
Examination methods: Homeworks; final write (and eventually oral proofs).
Course unit contents: 1. Total population change: growth rates and doubling times; balancing equation; birth, mortality and migration rates.
2. The demografic transition in the developed and in the developing countries. The Italian DT.
3. Sources of demographic data.
4. Population composition by several characteristics (sex, age, marital status, etc.): measures, graphic representations; population aging; household and family structures.
5. Introduction to the dynamic of population: crude and specific rates; standardizations.
6. Lexis scheme, demographic flows, vital events. Probability and rate. Cross-sectional and longitudinal analysis.
7. Mortality: life tables, stationary population associated to the life table; infant mortality.
8. Fertility: intensity and timing measures; cohort and period measures; parity specific fertility.
9. Changes of the characteristics of Italian population during the last 50 years: a synthesis. Some contemporary problems.
10. Couple's formation and dissolution. The Second Demographic Transition and italy within the european context
11. Internal and international migration: measures and trends.
12. Population projections: methods and assumptions.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • LIVI BACCI M., Introduzione alla demografia, 3a ed.,. Torino: Loescher, 2004. Cerca nel catalogo
  • GESANO G., ONGARO F., ROSINA A., Rapporto sulla popolazione. L'Italia all'inizio del XX secolo.. Bologna: il Mulino, 2007. Cerca nel catalogo
  • SALVINI S., DE ROSE A., Rapporto sulla popolazione. L'Italia a 150 anni dall'Unità. Bologna: il Mulino, 2011. Cerca nel catalogo