Aug 04, 2020  
College Catalog 2020-2021 
    
College Catalog 2020-2021

WGSS 242 - Economics of Gender

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This course uses economic theory to explore how gender differences lead to different economic outcomes for men and women, both within families and in the marketplace. Topics include applications of economic theory to 1) aspects of family life including marriage, cohabitation, fertility, and divorce, and 2) the interactions of men and women in firms and in markets. The course will combine theory, empirical work, and analysis of economic policies that affect men and women differently. Counts as Group E elective for the Economics major. Prerequisite(s): ECON 119  (with miminum grade of C-). (4 Credits)