EE 365 Gender Economics

3 (3-0-6)

Prerequisites: a) EE 210 or b) EE 211 and EE 212 or c) EE 213 and EE 214

Evolution of male and female roles within economic systems. Theories of family formation. Differences in gender-related time allocation for market and non-market activities. Supply and demand factors determining gender-related differences in occupations and income, such as the decision to invest in education and training or job market opportunities. Economic theories of gender discrimination. The integration of gender issues into governmental policies and regulations.