This volume builds on earlier work by the author on methodology of evaluating unpaid household work.
Author: Luisella Goldschmidt-Clermont
Publisher: International Labour Organisation
Women, Work and Development Series The majority of women around the world work long hours and contribute significantly to production and to family income, although this fact is not generally recognised in attitudes and policies or reflected in official statistics. Women's ability in helping to bring about improvements in their own and their family's welfare depends on social and economic factors as well as on specific policy measures... This volume builds on earlier work by the author on methodology of evaluating unpaid household work. The first study "Unpaid work in the household: A review of economic evaluation methods" dealt with Europe and North America while the present study extends the review to economic evaluations of domestic and related activities performed in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Oceania.