Course Descriptions

HS 221F — Economics of Education

Meets for one-half semester and yields half-course credit. May not be repeated by students who have taken HS 259f with this topic in previous years.

Centers on (a) discussing the intuition behind concepts in household economics and (b) the applied aspects of the concepts for practitioners of development. The course is purposefully not technical and is designed for students who have taken the introductory course to economics. The course will provide a theoretical and empirical introduction to the field of household economics as well as provide practical tools to do basic analysis of intra-household gender inequalities. Usually offered every year.
Ricardo Godoy