16.06.2014 a 17.06.2014
ECONOMICS OF THE HOUSEHOLD
Shoshana Amyra Grossbard
Editor, Review of Economics of the Household
Prof. of Economics at San Diego State U and a fellow at IZA and CESifo and author of the widely cited "On the Economics of Marriage: a Theory of Marriage, Labor and Divorce." Her new book on the interaction of marriage and labor markets will be published by Springer.
She studied with Becker, Mincer, Jim Heckman, Ed Lazear, and T.W. Schultz.
Duration: 5 hours (2.5 hours +2.5 hours)
th and 17
th June (morning) 2014
Hours: 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
Venue: ISEG – Lisboa School of Economics and Management, Universidade de Lisboa
Regular : €100 (Fee covers documentation)
PhD students : €80 (Fee covers documentation)
Maximum Class Size: 25
All students receive a Certificate of Attendance
Registration: Registration Form docx (
here) or pdf (
- Household economics is a branch of economics that studies outcomes of
household decision-making and the processes by which households make
- Household outcomes that have been analyzed with economic
analysis include consumption, labor supply and other uses of time,
household formation (marriage and cohabitation) and dissolution, demand for
health and other forms of human capital, fertility and investment in
children's human capital, demand for environmental and other public goods,
migration, and demand for religiosity.
- After an
introduction and presentation of the conceptual framework based on some of Gary Becker's theories of the family the course will address the following outcomes:
- Labor supply,
- Household production, and
- Household finance.
- An overview of the
policies and performance of the Review of Economics of
the Household, the journal edited by Prof. Grossbard, will also be included in the course.
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