Examining Similarities In Time Allocation Amongst European Countries
Marta Hozer-Koćmiel () and
Christian Lis ()
Statistics in Transition new series, 2016, vol. 17, issue 2, 317-330
The aim of the article is to analyse the similarities between the selected European countries in terms of time allocation. Time allocation has been defined as the daily distribution of time to various activities. Professional work time, domestic work time and leisure time are the most important for the economic approach. It has been proved that there are coherent groups of countries with similar structure of time allocation. The taxonomic methods used in order to verify the thesis included: cluster analysis, k-means method, generalised distance measure GDM and interval taxonomic method TMI. The analysis was performed on the basis of HETUS data.
Keywords: time allocation; cluster analysis; k-means method; generalised distance measure GDM; interval taxonomic method TMI; HETUS survey (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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