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Time Allocation Differences Among Human Generations In Romania



    (Faculty of Economics Ecologic University of Bucharest, Romania)


    (US Commodity Analyst Barclays Capital -Houston, Texas, U.S.A.)


Daily time is limited to 24 hours, but the quality of life depends by the individual time allocation structure and also by the social values and norms, traditions and the economic development of the country. For the individuals, the structure of time is different across particular stage of the life cycle. The main objective of this paper is to investigate the essential differences between the patterns of time allocation of Romanian population in some stages of the life cycles, especially in the early childhood education, higher education, and labor market entry.

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  • Nicoleta Caragea & Carmen Armstrong, 2010. "Time Allocation Differences Among Human Generations In Romania," Perspectives of Innovation in Economics and Business (PIEB), Prague Development Center, vol. 5(2), pages 62-66, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:pdc:jrpieb:v:5:y:2010:i:2:p:62-66

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    1. Biddle, Jeff E & Hamermesh, Daniel S, 1990. "Sleep and the Allocation of Time," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 98(5), pages 922-943, October.
    2. Istrate, Georgeta-Marinela & Caragea, Nicoleta, 2008. "Time Use and Work Arrangements in Romania," MPRA Paper 45506, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Nicoleta Caragea-Hrehorciuc, 2008. "The work in Romania : an analysis of the macroeconomic perspective," Revista Economica, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Faculty of Economic Sciences, vol. 42(5-6), pages 117-126.
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    Time allocation; life cycle; socio-economic development; time pattern; intergenerational difference.;

    JEL classification:

    • J22 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Time Allocation and Labor Supply


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