Economics of Gender & Family
This course examines the changing role of gender in the labor market and the household. Topics to be studied include: the rise in females' formal labor force participation during the second half of the twentieth century; gender differences in employment, occupation, and earnings; theoretical and empirical approaches to studying discrimination; and the interactions between market opportunities, government policies, and family formation (including fertility, marriage, divorce, and cohabitation).
Satisfies Gender and Sexuality major and minor requirement
Satisfies the Justice, Equality, and Community requirement
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Time 1050 - 1140am