Alejandro N. Herrin*

Field of award: Demographic Economics

Year awarded: 1982

Division: Social Sciences


In recognition of his researches in demographic economics which has improved the understanding of population and development interrelationships, noteworthy in his work on the effects of rural electrification on fertility decision, which was published in the Population and Development Review, an important international journal in its field.

Education: PhD (Economics) University of South Carolina 1972; MA (Economics) Xavier University 1967; AB (Economics) Xavier University 1966