Preferred vs Actual Working Hours in Couple Households

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Yi-Ping Tseng; Mark Wooden;
(2005)

Working hours in Australia are quite widely distributed around the population mean. That is, there are relatively many people working both relatively short hours and relatively long hours each week. From a welfare perspective, however, it is not the actual number of hou... View more
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    Distribution of actual and preferred working hours (couple combined) 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 130 140 150 160 weekly working hours (combined) actual preferred (female pref.+ male act.)

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