Women and the Economy : Family, Work, and Pay

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-01-01
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
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Women and the Economy takes a balanced approach to exploring the issues facing women in today's societyfamily, work, and payfrom a modern economic perspective. Appropriate for students with a principles of economics or an intermediate microeconomics background, this text provides a comprehensive and engaging overview of the economics of gender and family.

Table of Contents

Theory And Tools
Women and the Economy- An 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
Non-Marital and Teen Childbearing
Women at Work
Earnings, Occupation, and the Labor Market: An Overview
The Gender Gap in Earnings: Explanations
The Gender Gap in Earnings: Methods and Evidence
Policy Debates And Issues
Women's Employment and Earnings: Policy
Poverty, Welfare, and Women
Women, Taxes, and Social Security
Family Policy
Family Structure and Children's Well-Being
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