Women, Family, and Work Writings in the Economics of Gender

ISBN-10: 0631225773

ISBN-13: 9780631225775

Edition: 2003

Authors: Karine S. Moe

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This is a collection of essays on topics related to the economics of gender and the family. The essays apply traditional economic theory to non-traditional topics, while also stretching and bending neoclassical economic thought to provide a better model of economic interactions.
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Book details

List price: $71.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/14/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990

Notes on Editor and Authors
Acknowledgements
Preface
Setting the Stage
Introduction: Setting the Stage
An Introduction and Overview
A Feminist Critique of the Neoclassical Theory of the Family
The Economics of Marriage
Rational Choice and the Price of Marriage
Conceptualizing and Measuring Bargaining Power within the Household
The Division of Work in the Household
Gains from Trade and Specialization: The Division of Work in Married Couple Households
But
Who Mows the Lawn?: The Division of Labor in Same-Sex Households
The Economics of Childbearing and Childcaring
Economic Theories of Fertility
The Child Care Economics Conundrum: Quality versus Affordability
The Child Care Problem for Low-Income Working Families
The Gender Gap in Earnings
The Human Capital Explanation for the Gender Gap in Earnings
Occupational Segregation Around the World
Labor Market Discrimination: A Case Study of MBAs
Employment Discrimination, Economists, and the Law
Index
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