Monday, Oct 6
Elisha Renne (Michigan)
Noriko Tsuya (Department of Economics, Keio University)
11/17/2003, at noon in room 6050 ISR-Thompson.
Using micro-level data drawn from local household/population registers in two farming villages in northeastern Japan from 1716-1870, this study examines the patterns of and individual, household, and community-level factors associated with household life course, as defined by headship succession (by death, retirement, and migration of previous head), household extinction, and household division.