POLICY FRAMEWORKS AND MARKET/NON-MARKET ACTIVITY OF YOUNG AND OLDER ADULTS
Grant number: FT150100067 | Funding period: 2016 - 2021
The project intends to compare the social and economic participation of young adults and older people across nations to reveal best practice policy in engaging both ends of the age spectrum in productive activity. Population ageing has implications for the wellbeing and prosperity of both the older and younger generations. This project intends to investigate how contemporary young adults and older people spend their time in productive activities across countries with contrasting policy frameworks. This may yield important policy-relevant information for Australia on how to both protect the old and invest in the young, while balancing financial sustainability and the principles of social just..View full description
Related publications (8)
Breadwinners and Losers: Does the Mental Health of Mothers, Fathers, and Children Vary by Household Employment Arrangements? Evidence From 7 Waves of Data From the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children
Tania L King, Marissa Shields, Sean Byars, Anne M Kavanagh, Lyn Craig, Allison Milner
In Australia, as in many industrialized countries, the past 50 years have been marked by increasing female labor-force participati..
Young people's daily activity in a globalized world: a cross-national comparison using time use data
Lyn Craig, Brendan Churchill, Theun Pieter van Tienoven
How much do young people’s daily activities differ according to where they live? As a global generation, young people are dispropo..
Youth, Recession, and Downward Gender Convergence: Young People’s Employment, Education, and Homemaking in Finland, Spain, Taiwan, and the United States 2000–2013
Lyn Craig, Brendan Churchill
Using data from the Luxembourg Income Study, we conduct a gender comparison of how young people aged 20–34 in Finland (n¼19,941), ..
Shares of Housework Between Mothers, Fathers and Young People: Routine and Non-routine Housework, Doing Housework for Oneself and Others
Lyn Craig, Abigail Powell
We use data from the most recent Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Time Use Survey to investigate shares of domestic work alon..