Economics of GenderSemester Course

Economics of Gender, Elective course at DIS Stockholm
Major Discipline(s)
Economics, Finance, Gender Studies
Paused Course
This course is currently paused for the Fall 2021 semester. It will run in other semesters.
Type
Elective Course
Available
Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

Why are women persistently underpaid and overexploited, even in advanced Western economies? Why are gender quotas in corporate management often ineffective? How do Scandinavian countries’ generous parental leave policies and subsidized childcare affect women’s participation in the workforce? This course investigates the costs and other implications of gender inequality in the economy, and examines a variety of public policy measures designed to ensure economic justice for all.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Political Science, Public Policy