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ECON 142: The Economics of Gender and Poverty

[4.0 units]

Analysis of the economic issues pertaining to gender with an emphasis on studying and evaluating U.S. policy. Topics include work-life balance, occupational choice, the gender earnings/wage gap, housework, and changing social norms. The intersection between gender and poverty is also discussed, particularly as it pertains to U.S. welfare policy.

Prerequisite: ECON 001 .

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