Programma dell'insegnamento: Population challenges in the global world
Ore di lezione
Ore di esercitazione
Overview of the main challenges (expected to be) faced by the world population in the next 50 years, according to the projections by the main international agencies (UN, WB, OCDE etc ) and by scientific research.
Brief notions on the history of the world population evolution. The first, second, and third demographic transitions. The control of mortality, the epidemiologic transition, and the new threats: from HIV/AIDS to pandemics.
Cindia and over.
The global sustainability of demo-economic growth. Global war scenarios.
Climate change and ecological conservation.
Ageing and immigration.
Testi consigliati per l'esame
PP slides of the course to be made available after lectures.
prova di esame
Written exam or short research.