Gender Economics

I. E. Kalabikhina
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Level: advanced
Perspective: Feminist Economics
Topic: gender, labour & care
Format: Course description/syllabus

Course Outline:

  1. Subject and methods of gender economics. Gender statistics. System of gender inequality factors
  2. Economic growth and gender equality. Globalisation of the world economy and gender status. Feminisation of poverty. Women’s contribution to GDP.
  3. Gender inequality in the labour market
  4. Gender factor in household economics. Distribution of resources and decision-making mechanisms in households
  5. Demographic changes and gender status. Gender factor of demographic development. Gender shift and demographic development
  6. Gender policy: national, regional and global level. Gender inequality indicators
  7. Gender budgets. Gender review

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This syllabus is part of the Syllabi collection on International Association for Feminist Economics. This course is suitable for graduate students.


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