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    May 17, 2022  
American University Catalog 2016-2017 
    
American University Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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


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 .