20 Credits AUTUMN



Aims/Description: The Economics of Race and Gender will present economic theories as to why discrimination by race and gender occurs, in labour markets and other settings. Empirical evidence will be presented and used to test for such discrimination, as well as to test and evaluate the economic theories put forward to explain its existence.

Restrictions on availability: ECN130 or SMI equivalent. ECN21004 or ECN21007 or SMI equivalent.

Staff Contact: RATCLIFFE ANITA
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK