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Susan Averett is the Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics and Business and head of the Department of Economics and Business at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. She received her PhD from the University of Colorado. Her research interests include labor and childcare economics. She is the recipient of Student Government Superior Teaching Award, the Marquis Distinguished Teaching Award, the Lennertz Prize for teaching and mentoring, and the Jones Faculty Lecture Award, and she has appeared on the Today Show to discuss her research on birth order.
Table of Contents
|Women and the Economy-Introduction|
|Economics Tools and Economic Thinking|
|Marriage and the Family-An Economic Approach|
|Marriage and the Family-Economic Issues and Applications|
|The Economics of Fertility|
|Nonmarital and Teen Fertility|
|Women at Work|
|Women's Earnings, Occupation, and Education-An Overview|
|The Gender Gap in Earnings: Explanations|
|The Gender Gap in Earnings: Methods and Evidence|
|Women's Employment and Earnings: Policy|
|Poverty, Welfare, and Women|
|Women, Taxes, and Social Security|
|Women in Developing Countries|
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