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Gender Differences in Labor Force Economic Reasoning
The assignment should not exceed 2000 words. Please use Times New Roman, 12 point fonts, 1.5 line spacing and 2.54 cm margins (the default in Word). Tables, figures and references are excluded from the word count. The word count should be explicitly stated on the top of the first page of the assignment, after your name. The word limit is more than adequate. Write what you mean to say using as few words as possible (but do not use bullet points). Tables and figures should be numbered using Arabic numbers and placed in the text (not the end of the text). Be concise and yet use clear arguments to defend your point of view. You may find it useful searching for academic papers discussing data related to a question. If you do so, you should try to incorporate any insights to your responses making sure that you cite the original study properly. Make sure you cite properly any resources you use. Mainly stick to the book and try to use economic terms used in the book in your answers, Please stick to the book and make sure your answers come from the book. **make sure to rephrase plagiarism will be checked The assignment Your goal is to answer questions that are at the end of each chapter of the book. In this assignment, I also added two questions that are not from the book. Chapter 6: Please answer your questions with an indifference curve framework that will eventually help you answer the question verbally. Question 2 page 152 Use economic reasoning (economic theory) to explain why the labor force participation rate for married women and never-married women might differ. Question 3 page 152 Suppose the government were to provide a $2-per-hour subsidy for families with an employed mother who purchases child care. a. Consider a mother with a preschool-age child who is currently not employed. How would this subsidy affect her decision to work, all else equal? 1 b. Consider a mother with a preschool-age child who is currently employed. How would this subsidy affect the number of hours that she chooses to work (assuming she can vary them), all else equal? bonus of an extra 2 points to the students who answer this question. It means that it is optional. Now suppose that the government provides a subsidy of $300 per month for all families with children. Answer part a and part b of question 3 again under this scenario. How would your answers to question 3 change? Explain fully. Chapter 7: Question 1 page 187 Why have women been eager to move into men’s occupations? Why do you think men generally show less enthusiasm about moving into women’s occupations? Question 2 page 187 Consider the following hypothetical information about the occupational distribution in Country Y. Assume that 100 employed men and 100 employed women work in either Occupation A or Occupation B. Occupation A Occupation B Total Employed Women(%) Employed Men(%) 70 20 30 80 100 100 a. Calculate the index of occupational segregation by sex using the formula given in Footnote 8 of this chapter. Please provide definitions. b. Explain exactly what the number you obtained in (a) means in light of the verbal definition of the segregation index. Basically, you are asked to interpret the number you find. Internet-Based Data Exercise: Question 1 page p188. See the book for the questions a, b and c. 2 ANSWER QUESTION FROM PIC ABOVE Chapter 8: Question 3 page 228 Why did women, in the past, frequently invest less in a college education than men? What changed this tendency? Extra question related to chapter 8 What are the reasons that explain why women and men choose different fields of study? What are the economic consequences of gender segregation? Internet-Based Data Exercise : See page 229 Chapter 9: Question 3 page 261 It is claimed that employers are reluctant to hire women for some jobs because of their higher expected quit rates. Assuming women are more likely to quit, 3 use human capital theory to explain what kind of jobs an employer would be especially reluctant to hire women for. Explain the reasons for the employer’s reluctance. How valid do you think such employer assumptions about women are today? Question 4 page 261 Do the effects of marriage and children have different effects on women’s and men’s wages and, if so, why? To answer this question, you have to think about the papers and the articles we have talked about in class. Extra question related to chapter 9 Men have been found to be more willing to compete than women in the lab and in the field. These results have been found to correlate with career choices and gender wage gap. Moreover, these differences seem to happen early in life, around teenage years. a- State at least three reasons why men and women’s willingness to compete may differ. b- State two measures that could help change this pattern; one from the supply side and one from the demand side. 4 …
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