Unpaid Work in the Household: Who Does What and Why?
AbstractUsing the 1992 Australian Time-Use Survey, empirical estimates are obtained of the determinants of unpaid work in the household by each adult. Eight types of unpaid work are examined. Wage rate and demographic variables are found to exert most influence on household time devoted to unpaid work.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The University of Melbourne in its series Department of Economics - Working Papers Series with number 554.
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Date of creation: 1997
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