Course Title: Population, Migration and Remittance
Course No.: RDS 581
Nature of the Course: Theory Period per Week: 3
Year: Second Time per Period: 1 hour
Semester: Third Total Period: 48
The objective of this course is to enhance knowledge of students on population and its interrelationship with migration and remittance. The topics are as follows:
Course Contents LH
Unit I: Fertility, Mortality and Development 15
1.1 Population as a development issue
1.2 Fertility, culture and development
1.3 Mortality, disease and development
Unit II: Migration and Development 10
2.1 Conceptualizing migration
2.2 Relevant theories of migration
2.3 Migration and development linkage
2.4 World migration report 2018
Unit III: Migration and Remittances 15
4.1 Remittances and conceptual Issues
4.2 Determinants of migrant remittances
4.3 Role of remittances in rural development
4.4 Trends in migration and remittances
Unit IV: Migration and Remittances Interrelationship in Nepalese Context 8
3.1 Migration trends and patterns in Nepal
3.2 Labour migration and remittances in Nepal
3.3 Remittances trends in Nepal
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