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February 2002, Vol. 125, No. 2
Measuring time use in households with more than one personAnne E. Winkler
The U.S. Government’s first-ever national time-use survey will collect time diary data from one respondent per household, forgoing the opportunity to provide information about how nonmarket time is allocated between husbands and wives; Canada’s General Social Survey, similar in approach, uses stylized questions to elicit that very information.
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