Unemployment, Market Work and Household Production

D. Hamermesh, M.C. Burda*

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Time-diary data from four countries suggest that differences in market time between the unemployed and employed represent additional leisure, not increased household production. In areas where unemployment is cyclically high, however, reduced market work is offset by additional home production.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131-133
JournalEconomics Letters
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010

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