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Even if students of color and women don't opt to take this particular class, offering such a course demonstrates the department's understanding that there are major differences in economic experiences and makes the department more inviting.
 
Even if students of color and women don't opt to take this particular class, offering such a course demonstrates the department's understanding that there are major differences in economic experiences and makes the department more inviting.
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'''Additional suggestions for course content'''
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*[[Courses on Poverty and Inequality]]
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*Teaching with [[nuance]]

Revision as of 11:53, 10 January 2014

Offer a course on Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in Economics. Possible topics include:

  • Examine the consequences of the race, ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic position of economists. How are economic theory and policy recommendations affected?
  • Investigate the economic status of women in the United States or globally, exploring the causes and the consequences.
  • Investigate the economic status of racial or ethnic groups in the United States or globally, exploring the causes and the consequences.
  • Analyze the source of persistent economic inequality by race or gender, the causes and solutions.

If your school has a women's studies, gender studies, or ethnic studies department, contact them to see if you can cross-list this course with their depart

For an example of this type of course, see [1].

Even if students of color and women don't opt to take this particular class, offering such a course demonstrates the department's understanding that there are major differences in economic experiences and makes the department more inviting.




Additional suggestions for course content