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ECONOMICS

ECON-674
Gender Perspectives on Economic Analysis: Microeconomics(3)

Course Level: Graduate

This course explores the gender dimensions of economic life drawn from a rich body of studies and research on gender-aware analyses in microeconomics, labor, poverty, and social policy. Using analytical models, empirical studies, case histories and ethnographic research, it examines varied theories of the household and household bargaining; reproductive economy, care work and unpaid work; labor markets; assets and income distribution; gender, inequality, and poverty; and related social policy issues. Usually offered alternate falls (even years). Prerequisite: ECON-600 or ECON-803, and ECON-601 or ECON-802; or ECON-603.