Women, Family, and Work Writings in the Economics of Gender
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Description: 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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Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/14/2003
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
|Notes on Editor and Authors|
|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|
|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|