A Comparative Analysis of European Time Transfers between Generations and Genders (SpringerBriefs in Population Studies) (by Emilio Zagheni, Marina Zannella, Gabriel Movsesyan, Brittney Wagner)


Author(s): Emilio Zagheni, Marina Zannella, Gabriel Movsesyan, Brittney Wagner

Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2014-12-09
ISBN-10: 9401795908
ISBN-13: 9789401795906
Language: English
Description:
This comparative study of European time transfers reveals the
full extent of transfers in the form of unpaid work and
highlights the existence of important gender differences in
household time production. A large quantity of goods and services
are produced by household members for their own consumption,
without involving market transactions. Despite the economic and
social importance of unpaid work, these productive activities are
largely invisible to traditional national economic accounts. As a
consequence, standard measures of intergenerational transfers
typically ignore household production, and thus underestimate the… more…

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