Academic Catalog 2022–2023

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IGS721 Economics of Gender

[3–0, 3 cr.]

The course provides a theoretical and practical overview on the economics of gender. Students are encouraged to assess critically different economic theories from a gender perspective, and become versed in feminist economic theory. Students are invited to conduct research on gender differences in the labor market and family affairs. Topics include but are not limited to the economics of marriage, labor supply, employment and earnings, education, household decision-making, discrimination and social policies and retirement.