Program on Gender Analysis in Economics (PGAE)
The Department of Economics at American University in Washington DC is the first US University to offer a Program on Gender Analysis in Economics (PGAE). The Program consists of three parts:
- Graduate Certificate on Gender Analysis in Economics
- Gender Analysis in Economics track in the MA in Economics
- Gender Analysis in Economics field in the PhD program
Students doing each of these three options study together in two common core courses: Gender Perspectives on Economics: Microeconomics and Gender Perspectives on Economics: Macroeconomics.
Take ECON 675 Gender Analysis in Economics: Macroeconomics, Trade and Investment online this summer!
This course is open to both Consortium and non-degree students, as well as traditional graduate students. See this flyer for more information.
Spring Seminar Series
The PGAE is proud to host a Spring Seminar Series in Gender & Economics. The series explores a variety of topics related to gender in an informal setting. All seminars are free and open to the public. They are held from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Kreeger 100, unless otherwise noted. This spring's schedule is as follows:
Wednesday, February 19: Caren Grown, American University
"Aid Effectiveness and Gender Equality"
Wednesday, March 5: Julia Navarro, World Bank
"Gender Analysis in Agricultural Value Chains: The Case of Honduras"
Wednesday, March 19: Nata Duvvury, National University of Ireland, Galway
"Violence Against Women: Economic Costs and Implications for Development"
Wednesday, March 26: Bina Agarwal, University of Manchester
"Gender and Forest Conservation: Does Women's Presence Make a Difference?"
Wednesday, April 2: Heidi Hartmann, Institute for Women's Policy Research
"How Equal Pay for Working Women Would Reduce Poverty and Grow the American Economy"
Wednesday, April 9: Yana Rodgers, Rutgers University
"Land Reform and Welfare in Vietnam: Why Gender of the Land-Rights Holder Matters"
**Please note that this seminar will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Kreeger 100**
Wednesday, April 23: Krista Jacobs, USAID, & Aslihan Kes, International Center for Research on Women
"Understanding Joint Property Rights and Ownership: Some Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa"