Different but Equal: Total Work, Gender and Social Norms in EU and US Time Use

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Daniel S Hamermesh; Michael C Burda; Philippe Weil;
  • Subject: time use; gender differences; household production; paid work

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 me... View more
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