An Econometric Analysis of Time Use in Finnish Households

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en Ruuskanen, Olli-Pekka 2014-04-29T12:05:56Z 2014-04-29T12:05:56Z 2004
dc.identifier.isbn 951-791-893-3
dc.identifier.issn 1237-556X
dc.description.abstract This essay surveys the peculiarities of time-use data from the viewpoint of economic research. The most popular approach in modelling economic behaviour with time-use has been the household production model introduced by Becker in the 1960’s. However its empirical implication has been difficult. The biggest problem with time-use data is that it has been collected for the needs of societal accounting. Therefore there exists only few observations on a given individual. This creates the problem of zero observations for seldom recurring activities. Econometric estimation is in many cases hampered also by the lack of necessary background variables like income information en
dc.format.extent 230 s.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Helsinki School of Economics en
dc.publisher Helsingin kauppakorkeakoulu fi
dc.relation.ispartofseries Acta Universitatis oeconomicae Helsingiensis. A fi
dc.relation.ispartofseries 246 fi
dc.title An Econometric Analysis of Time Use in Finnish Households en
dc.type G5 Artikkeliväitöskirja fi Kauppakorkeakoulu fi School of Business en
dc.identifier.urn URN:ISBN:951-791-893-3
dc.type.dcmitype text en
dc.programme.major Kansantaloustiede fi
dc.programme.major Economics en
dc.type.ontasot Väitöskirja (artikkeli) fi
dc.type.ontasot Doctoral dissertation (article-based) en
dc.contributor.supervisor Ilmakunnas, Pekka, professor
dc.opn Flood, Lennart, professor, School of Economics and Commercial Law, Göteborg University, Sweden
dc.subject.helecon Kotitaloudet
dc.subject.helecon Ajankäyttö
dc.subject.helecon Vapaa-aika
dc.subject.helecon Elämäntapa
dc.subject.helecon Households
dc.subject.helecon Time use
dc.subject.helecon Leisure
dc.subject.helecon Way of life 2004-12-02
dc.dissid 272
dc.identifier.bibid 313085

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