Time Poverty, Work Status and Gender: The Case of Pakistan
AbstractTime is an important economic resource that can be spent in a variety of ways. Diverse demands on a person’s time may reach a point where the individual may be categorized as time poor. Time poverty may vary across gender, occupational groups, industries, regions, and income levels. The present study focuses on measurement of time poverty and its incidence among these categories using Time Use Survey (TUS) 2007, the first nationwide time use survey for Pakistan. The results of this study provide some important insights into the phenomenon of time poverty in Pakistan and lead to some interesting conclusions. [PIDE Working Papers No. 81]. URL:[http://pide.org.pk/pdf/Working%20Paper/WorkingPaper-81.pdf]
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Time Poverty; Gender Disparities; Time Use; SNA Activities; Time Use Survey; Pakistan; employment status; working women; industries; poor; minimum wage laws; monetary poverty; time poor; wage rates; descriptive statistics; household resources; goods and services;
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- Najam Us Saqib & G. M. Arif, 2012. "Time Poverty, Work Status and Gender: The Case of Pakistan," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 51(1), pages 23-46.
- Najam us Saqib & G. M. Arif, 2012. "Time Poverty, Work Status and Gender: The Case of Pakistan," PIDE-Working Papers 2012:81, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics.
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