May 30, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

ECON 472 - Economics of Aging (3 credits)


(Prereq: Enrollment in Certificate of Gerontology Program and permission of the instructor) The economic determinants of population aging and the challenges it creates for public policies. Topics include trends in retirement, retirement planning, the major provisions of the Social Security Act, various types of pension plans provided by employers, aging and gender, and various health, disability, and economic well-being issues of older Americans. S.