Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Mainstreaming Unpaid WorkTime-use Data in Developing Policies$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Indira Hirway

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780199468256

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2017

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468256.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 05 December 2019

Time-use Surveys in Latin America: 2005–15

Time-use Surveys in Latin America: 2005–15

Chapter:
(p.110) 2 Time-use Surveys in Latin America: 2005–15
Source:
Mainstreaming Unpaid Work
Author(s):

Valeria Esquivel

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468256.003.0002

This chapter observes that the decade of 2005–15 witnessed rapid expansion of time-use surveys in Latin America at an unprecedented rate. It discusses the different methodological approaches used in Latin American countries in the context of the on-going regional debate in the continent, mainly related to use of 24-hour time diary versus modular surveys using that use stylized questions. Though some experts in the region have a highly positive view about the use of stylized questions of data collection, the author does not quite agree, as she believes that time-use surveys based on 24-hour time diary give sound and reliable data. The author suggests open dialogue on this subject where both the ideas are presented along with selected global experts.

Keywords:   time-use surveys, data collection, 24-hour time diary, stylized methods of data collection, modular survey, methodological approach

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .