Time Allocation in Economics and the Implications for Economic Development
AbstractIn a modern and more complex society, in which there are not borders between the professional family and social life of individuals, time should be viewed as an economic resource and it has to be optimized, rationalized and controlled.In this paper I will try to identify the main coordinates and the dominant points of view of economic thinking focused on time allocation, at both national and international level. The paper also presents an analysis of the correlation between time use and economic development, on the basis of some regression models.
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Volume (Year): 29 (2009(XIX))
Issue (Month): 2(38) (December)
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time allocation; working time; economic development;
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