Development Economics (Field 6)

EE364 Gender Economics

3 (3-0-6)

Prerequisites: a) EE210 or b) EE211 and EE212 or c) EE213 and EE214

Evolution of male and female roles in the economic system. 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 occupation and income, and gender roles switching in occupation. Roles of female in socio-economy and politics. Different effects of policies or welfare programs on gender. Gender in the aging economy. Effects of economic crisis on family and gender in the labor market. Roles of the LGBT in the economy. Gender equality in international criteria, and other interesting issues.