Health status and the allocation of time
We consider the relationship between health and time allocation. Better health is associated with more time allocated towards production on the market and at home, but less consumption of leisure. This suggests that health exerts large effects on market productivity, but larger effects on non-market productivity. These responses are higher for single people than for married people, perhaps reflecting a lack of market substitutes for the time of married people.
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Volume (Year): 21 (2012)
Issue (Month): 5 (05)
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