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Gender and Allocation of Time

Time allocation pertains to the amount of time that is spent in performing specific activities in a given period of time, usually a day or a week. Information gathered on the activities performed by an individual each day or each week has been used by various analysts in determining the productivity and significance of a particular activity in relation to a specific goal. In addition, information on time allocation is also utilized in assessing differences among various individuals based on age, socioeconomic status, and gender. In the field of economics, time allocation by gender often provides a direct representation of the role of men and women in society.

Time allocation based on gender is often used in determining the patterns of activities of men and women. ...

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