ECON 323 - Economics and Gender
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Enforced Prerequisites:
ECON 101 (completed with a minimum grade of C or better).
Advisory Prerequisites:
ECON 102 (unless ECON 101 completed with B or higher).
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description and analysis of gender differences and similarities in behavior and outcomes in the U.S. economy. The course uses microeconomic theories to explain

  • women's and men’s labor force behavior;
  • gender differentials in earnings, education and occupations;
  • discrimination;
  • economic issues related to marriage, divorce, fertility, and mortality;
  • institutional and governmental policies that affect women's and men’s economic behavior and well-being.

Course Requirements:

Grades are based on course attendance/participation, student performance on homework assignments, unannounced quizzes, two in-class mid-term exams and a final exam. Exams will include small and large essay questions, problems, and multiple-choice questions.

Intended Audience:

Students who have successfully completed at least one course in microeconomics and who are interested in labor and demographic economics and questions about gender.

Class Format:

Students are expected to attend all class meetings. Lecture is the predominant instructional method, but students are encouraged to raise questions and are required to participate in periodic structured discussions and group exercises.

ECON 323 - Economics and Gender
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
31320
Open
140
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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ISBN: 1137477032
Women and the Economy: Family, Work and Pay 3rd ed. 2016 Edition by Saul D Hoffman (Author), Susan Averett (Author)
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