Economics of the Family
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.
- Credit will be granted for only one of ECON 339, ECON 439.
- One of ECON 103, ECON 103C, ECON 180; and
- ECON 104; and
- Academic Writing Requirement satisfied; or
- permission of the department.