Total Work, Gender and Social Norms in EU and US Time Use

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Burda, Michael C; Hamermesh, Daniel S; Weil, Philippe;
(2008)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Subject: [ SHS.ECO ] Humanities and Social Sciences/Economies and finances | time use | [SHS.ECO] Humanities and Social Sciences/Economies and finances | paid work | time use,gender differences,household production,paid work | household production | gender differences

Using time-diary data from 27 countries, we demonstrate a negative relationship between real GDP per capita and the female-male difference in total work time--the sum of work for pay and work at home. We also show that in rich non-Catholic countries on four continents m... View more
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