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Replication data for: Time Use during the Great Recession

Version
1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Aguiar, Mark
  • Hurst, Erik
  • Karabarbounis, Loukas
Publication Date
2013-08-01
Description
  • Abstract

    Using data from the American Time Use Survey between 2003 and 2010, we document that home production absorbs roughly 30 percent of foregone market work hours at business cycle frequencies. Leisure absorbs roughly 50 percent of foregone market work hours, with sleeping and television watching accounting for most of this increase. We document significant increases in time spent on shopping, child care, education, and health. Job search absorbs between 2 and 6 percent of foregone market work hours. We discuss the implications of our results for business cycle models with home production and non-separable preferences.
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Relations
  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/aer.103.5.1664 (Text)
Publications
  • Aguiar, Mark, Erik Hurst, and Loukas Karabarbounis. “Time Use During the Great Recession.” American Economic Review 103, no. 5 (August 2013): 1664–96. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.103.5.1664.
    • ID: 10.1257/aer.103.5.1664 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-12

Aguiar, Mark; Hurst, Erik; Karabarbounis, Loukas (2013): Replication data for: Time Use during the Great Recession. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E112655V1