Gender and Labor Markets

Interactions between employers and employees in the labor market underpin all production activities. The January 2022 issue of Page One Economics® discusses how gender influences workers’ experiences in the labor market, including their decisions to participate in the market, the types of jobs they hold, their decisions to exit the market, and ultimately their earnings.

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Education Level: 9-12 College Non-educators
Subjects: AP Economics Economics
Concepts: Employment Unemployment Income
Resource Types: Publication Lesson
Languages: English
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