Economics of the Family
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
An introduction to the theoretical and empirical literature on the allocation of labour and resources within households, and its relation to labour force outcomes. Topics may include: human capital decisions; gender roles; household production; labour force participation; the economics of marriage and divorce; the valuation of unpaid work in national income accounting; child care; gender and development.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 339, 439.
Prerequisites: 103 and 104; or permission of the department.
Undergraduate course in Economics offered by the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Social Sciences.