Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Ec 417 Women in the Economy

Different economic theoretical perspectives are presented to account for women's particular economic roles currently and historically. Emphasis on women's responsibility for child rearing and housework; women's relatively low wages; occupational segregation by gender; economic differences among women due to ethnicity, generation, and class; and policy issues with particular importance for women's economic situation. Expected preparation: Ec 201.


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