How We Spend Our Time

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You know the old saw that women spend more time doing household chores than men? A new survey from the Department of Labor says it's true. The study looked at what activities people do during the day and how much time they spend doing them — everything from work to childcare to leisure activities. We discuss the study results and invite listeners to tell us how you spend your time.


Diane Herz, project manager of the American Time-Use Survey; economist with the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Geoffrey Godbey, professor of leisure studies at Pennsylvania State University

Daniel Hamermesh, economist at University of Texas at Austin



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