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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECON 306 - Gender in the Economy

Gender in business. Effects of gender on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, earnings, and occupations. Topics include family formation, changing work roles, labor force participation, gender gap in wage earnings, and occupational choices.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Investigate how gender roles affect business operations
  • Apply basic economics framework to evaluate gender related issues
  • Evaluate demographic data related to socioeconomic status to isolate the effect of the impact of gender differences on economic development and demographic change
  • Analyze the implications of non-market activities such as family formation, changing work roles, and family well-being on labor market outcomes
  • Examine policy responses to gender differences in economic outcomes such as labor force participation, educational attainment, wage earnings, occupational choices, labor supply and demand, and labor market outcomes

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Spring Locations: Ellensburg

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