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ECON 206 - Gender Issues in Economics

Semester Offered: Fall
1 unit(s)
(Same as WMST 206 ) An analysis of gender in education, earnings, employment and the division of labor within the household. Topics include a study occupational segregation, discrimination, the role of “protective legislation” in the history of labor law, and effects of changes in the labor market of the U.S. We also study the economics of marriage, divorce, and fertility. A comparative study of gender roles in other parts of the world is the final topic in the course.  Sarah Pearlman.

Prerequisite(s): ECON 102 .

Two 75-minute periods.

Course Format: CLS

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