ECON 203 Gender in Economic Analysis (Same as Women's and Gender Studies 203) (Not offered 1999-2000)

This course examines the impact of the economic roles of men and women in society at various stages of economic development. Using the theoretical framework and tools developed for more conventional economic analyses, theories and empirical tests of human behavior are analyzed in the context of perceived and actual sexual differences. Particular attention is paid to analyzing the structure of the household, the labor force, and the economy as a whole, with an emphasis on international comparisons and policy implications. Prerequisite: Economics 101. Enrollment limited to 40. This course satisfies the Economics Department's alternative paradigms requirement.