ECON 323 - Economics and Gender
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
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Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
ECON 101 (completed with a minimum grade of C or better) or ECON 401 (completed with a C- or better).
Advisory Prerequisites:
ECON 102 (unless ECON 101 completed with B or higher). Students with first year or sophomore standing should complete ECON 101 (with a C or higher) before talking ECON 401.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Full Term 8/29/22 - 12/9/22 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
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Description and analysis of gender differences and similarities in behavior and outcomes in the U.S. economy. The course uses microeconomic theories to explain

  • women's and men’s labor force behavior;
  • gender differentials in earnings, education and occupations;
  • discrimination;
  • economic issues related to marriage, divorce, fertility, and mortality;
  • institutional and governmental policies that affect women's and men’s economic behavior and well-being.

Course Requirements:

Grades are based on course attendance/participation, student performance on homework assignments, small-group exercises, quizzes and exams. Exams and quizzes may include small and large essay questions, problems, and multiple-choice questions.

Intended Audience:

Students who have successfully completed at least one course in microeconomics and who are interested in labor and demographic economics and questions about gender.

Class Format:

Students are expected to attend all class meetings in person. Lecture is the predominant instructional method, but students are encouraged to raise questions and are required to participate in periodic structured discussions and group exercises.

Communication: The instructor will hold regular office and will be available via email. Each student should communicate one-on-one with the instructor at least once during the first month of the semester. Students will communicate with classmates in small groups to complete periodic exercises.


ECON 323 - Economics and Gender
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22

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