Total work, gender and social norms

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Burda, Michael C.; Hamermesh, Daniel S.; Weil, Philippe;
  • Publisher: SFB 649, Economic Risk Berlin
  • Subject: J22 | J16 | D13 | time use | gender differences | household production | paid work | Arbeitszeit | Hausarbeit | Arbeitsmarkt | Männer | Frauen | Soziale Norm | Sozialprodukt | Industriestaaten
    • ddc: ddc:330

Using time-diary data from 25 countries, we demonstrate that there is a negative relationship between real GDP per capita and the female-male difference in total work time per day-the sum of work for pay and work at home. In rich northern countries on four continents th... View more
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