Women and the Economy: Family, Work, and Pay
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.
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AFDC affirmative action amount analysis average benefits Black women budget constraint Chapter child services choice comparable worth costs demand curve differences discrimination divorce earnings ratio economic economists effect EITC employers employment equal equation equilibrium example explain family structure fertility rate Figure firms FMLA force participation rates full income gains to marriage gender earnings gender gap higher hiring Hispanic household production household production function human capital impact important income effect increase indifference curve individual internal rate labor force participation labor market labor supply leisure less lower male marital married couples married women measure mothers nonmarital birth occupations output parental leave percentage points poverty rate poverty threshold present value proportion rate of return regression regression analysis relatively single skills Social Security subsidy supply curve TANF teen birth tion United utility variables wage rate welfare woman workers