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Gender Economics Courses in Liberal Arts Colleges

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  • Nancy J. Burnett

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Gender has become a "hot" research topic in recent years and has begun making its way into the classroom (Conrad 1992). Interest in gender issues has spread, but only a small proportion of economics departments beyond the few top national liberal arts colleges include courses in gender economics. This article presents a simultaneous probit model of gender-related economics courses as well as women's studies programs in the undergraduate, liberal arts curriculum. Liberal arts colleges are often perceived to be in the forefront of undergraduate pedagogy. I restricted the study to these colleges to avoid, as much as possible, the complications created by graduate programs. Liberal arts colleges are generally private and not subject to state mandates.

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  • Nancy J. Burnett, 1997. "Gender Economics Courses in Liberal Arts Colleges," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 28(4), pages 369-376, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:jeduce:v:28:y:1997:i:4:p:369-376
    DOI: 10.1080/00220489709597940
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