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Gender, time use and public policy over the life cycle

Apps, Patricia; Rees, Ray


In this paper we compare gender differences in the allocation of time to market work, domestic work, child care, and leisure over the life cycle. Time use profiles for these activity categories are constructed on survey data for three countries: Australia, the UK and Germany. We discuss the extent to which gender differences and life cycle variation in time use can be explained by public policy, focusing on the tax treatment of the female partner and on access to high quality, affordable child...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Source: Oxford Review of Economic Policy
DOI: 10.1093/oxrep/gri025


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