Total Work, Gender and Social Norms

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

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,... View more
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