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Ronald Lee, UC Berkeley, 2010 1 4. Changing Economic Roles and the Family, and Modeling Female Labor Supply Ronald Lee Econ/Demog 175 January 28, 2010
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Ronald Lee, UC Berkeley, 2010 2 Readings for next Tuesday Kristin Mammen and Christina Paxson (2000) “Women’s Work and Economic Development” Journal of Economic Perspectives v.14 ,n.4 pp.141-151; 158-164. (pp.125-143 in Reader). Claudia Goldin (2006) “The Quiet Revolution that Transformed Women’s Employment, Education, and Family” American Economic Review 96(2):1-21. The Ely Lecture.
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Ronald Lee, UC Berkeley, 2010 3 Readings for next Thursday Michael J. Brien and Michelle E. Sheran (2003) “The Economics of Marriage and Household Formation” in Shoshana A. Grossbard- Shechtman ed. Marriage and the Economy (Cambridge University Press) pp.37-54. Evelyn L. Lehrer (2003) “The Economics of Divorce” in Shoshana A. Grossbard-Shechtman ed. Marriage and the Economy (Cambridge University Press) pp.55-74.
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Ronald Lee, UC Berkeley, 2010 4 4. Lecture Plan 1. The Evolution of the Family 2. Models of labor supply
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Ronald Lee, UC Berkeley, 2010 5 Announcements For PS1, make sure you calculate the percentages for the population pyramid relative to the whole population. For example, you should not calculate the number of males at a given age relative to the total male population. Do it relative to the whole population of both sexes.
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Ronald Lee, UC Berkeley, 2010 6 Turn on your clickers at start of each class.
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Ronald Lee, UC Berkeley, 2010 7 Q1. In a stable population: A. the size of each age group is constant over time. B. Each age group is the same percent of the total population size. C. The populations of Germany and Japan are declining, so they cannot be stable populations. D. All of the above E. None of the above.
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Ronald Lee, UC Berkeley, 2010 8 I. The Evolution of the Family
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Ronald Lee, UC Berkeley, 2010 9 Background for iClicker survey question First generation immigrants are people who live in the US but were born in other countries. Second generation “immigrants” are people who were born in the US ( and therefore are US citizens, and not immigrants at all ) whose parents were born in another country. (Let’s say, at least one parent). All others are third or higher generation immigrants. Which are you? I am 1.5, my mother was an immigrant.
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Ronald Lee, UC Berkeley, 2010 10 Q2.1 How many people including yourself were in your household when you were growing up, say at age 10 or so? Only first generation immigrants answer. A. 2 B. 3 C. 4 D. 5 E. 6+
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11 Q2.2 How many people including yourself were in your household when you were growing up, say at age 10 or so? Only second generation immigrants
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