This course explores the gender dimensions of economic life in developing countries, drawing on the rich body of research on gender-aware analyses of household economics, paid and unpaid work, labor markets, entrepreneurship, migration, agriculture, trade and gender-responsive budgeting. Explanations of gender-related issues include a feminist economics perspective and focus on its application in developing countries and in the process of economic development.
This course is in English and French
What will you learn?
- How to a gender perspective into economic research
- How to recognize, measure, and value unpaid domestic and care work
- Gender perspectives on labor markets and employment, migration, agriculture, resource use, entrepreneurship, and international trade
- How to carry out gender-responsive budgeting
What resources do you need to do it?
Participants must hold an undergraduate degree in economics or related fields, and have internet access.
More about this training
Registration for the 2023 courses must be completed by October 3, 2022. The number of places is limited, and candidates will be selected based on their application form and CV.
The pedagogical approach is founded on narrated presentations, accompanied by readings, guided exercises, and forum discussions. Evaluations are based on frequent quizzes and tests, practical works, and a final exam. Participants will need to devote, on average, six hours per week to the course.
- $US 650 per course for participants who are nationals and residents of a developing country, or developing country nationals who are residing in a developed country but currently studying (proof of student status required)
- $US 1250 per course for all other participants
This course is also available in French
Who can I contact for more information?
For any questions, contact oc[at]pep-net.org.
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