lecture15-1 - Class15: ValuingWomensWork Organization 1...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Women Working in the Global Economy:  A Feminist Perspective Professor Yana Rodgers Women’s and Gender Studies Department Class 15: Placing a Value on Women’s Work Valuing Women’s Work
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Organization 1. Introductory remarks 2. Imputing Value 3. The Replacement Cost of  Parental Time
Background image of page 2
Introductory remarks Value of family work can be imputed by two main approaches: Opportunity cost: the value of what is given up (market earnings) in  order to engage in family work Replacement cost: what would be needed to pay for substitute care  of acceptable quality Replacement cost approach often used in efforts to value  environmental resources (e.g. what would it cost to purchase a  comparable substitute for timber from our national forests) This chapter uses a replacement cost approach (after first discussing  the opportunity costs approach) to assign value to the average  estimates on unpaid time devoted to the care of children under 12. These estimates are combined with estimates of money spent on 
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course WOMENS SST 160 taught by Professor Rodgers during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

Page1 / 6

lecture15-1 - Class15: ValuingWomensWork Organization 1...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online