TAKING TIME: WORK-FAMILY TIME PRESSURE, TIME QUALITY AND HEALTHY ACTIVITIES

Grant number: DP150101282 | Funding period: 2017 - 2019

Completed

Abstract

Australian families report very high time stress. This project explores links between parental time pressure, health and wellbeing, innovatively capturing individual, family and social perspectives. Using new measures, it analyses time diary data from ten countries to discover how amount, composition and gender share of work-family time affect parents' time quality and healthy activities across different societal contexts. It also examines whether there are differences in outcomes by socio-economic status and family structure, in Australia and cross-nationally. The results are expected to inform policy, to promote health and wellbeing, and to encourage sustainable employment-childcare practi..

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