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Monday, Dec 7 at noon, 6050 ISR-Thompson
Daniel Eisenberg, "Healthy Minds Network: Mental Health among College-Age Populations"

psc brown bag iconPatterns and Factors of Household Life Course in 18th and 19th Century Rural Japan.

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.

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