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On measuring heterogeneity in the use of time

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  • Jorge Gonzalez-Chapela

    () (Department of Economics University of Alicante)

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This paper discusses methods that permit evaluating the degree of heterogeneity in the use of time. In particular, it is argue that scalar measures of multivariate scatter constitute a general means to assess the degree of withingroup time-use heterogeneity. The techniques are then illustrated by inquiring into the heterogeneity in the allocation of time of retired and employed older adults.

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  • Jorge Gonzalez-Chapela, 2006. "On measuring heterogeneity in the use of time," electronic International Journal of Time Use Research, Research Institute on Professions (Forschungsinstitut Freie Berufe (FFB)) and The International Association for Time Use Research (IATUR), vol. 3(1), pages 110-119, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:leu:journl:2006:vol3:p110-119
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    Keywords

    Time-use heterogeneity; multivariate scatter; retirement;

    JEL classification:

    • J22 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Time Allocation and Labor Supply
    • J26 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Retirement; Retirement Policies

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