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Time-Use Measurement and Research: Report of a Workshop Appendixes

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Time-Use Measurement and Research: Report of a Workshop APPENDIX A Workshop Agenda Workshop on Measurement of and Research on Time Use National Academy of Sciences Green Building, Room 104 2001 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, DC May 27-28, 1999 Thursday, May 27, 1999 9:00 - 9:15 Welcome and Introductions Julie DaVanzo, RAND 9:15-12:00 Session 1: Research on Time Use: Setting the Context Chair: William Nordhaus, Yale University 9:15-10:00 Paper 1: Time Use Data: Analytic Framework, Descriptive Findings, and Measurement Issues Author: F. Thomas Juster, University of Michigan 10:00-10:45 Paper 2: Notes on Theories of Time Use Author: Robert Pollak, Washington University 10:45-11:00 Break 11:00-12:00 Session Discussion Time Discussants: Jack Triplett, Brookings Institution Nancy Folbre, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

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Time-Use Measurement and Research: Report of a Workshop 1:00-3:00 Session 2: Determinants of Time Use: Applications of Time Use Data Chair: Joseph Altonji, Northwestern University 1:00-1:35 Paper 1: The Decision to Allocate Time Between Market and Non-Market Activities Author: Linda Waite, University of Chicago Discussant: Joseph Altonji, Northwestern University 1:35-2:10 Paper 2: Family Reading to Young Children: Social Desirability and Cultural Biases in Reporting Author: Sandra Hofferth, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan Discussant: Suzanne Bianchi, University of Maryland 2:10-2:45 Paper 3: Time Use by and for Older Adults Authors: A. Regula Herzog, University of Michigan Martha Hill, University of Michigan J. Thomas Juster, University of Michigan Discussant: Daniel Hamermesh, University of Texas, Austin 2:45-3:00 Public Policy Implications Discussant: Rebecca Blank, Council of Economic Advisers 3:00-3:15 Break 3:15-3:50 Session 3: Accounting for Nonmarketed Household Production Within a National Accounts Framework Chair: Joseph Altonji, Northwestern University Authors: J. Steven Landefeld, Bureau of Economic Analysis Stephanie McCulla, Bureau of Economic Analysis Discussant: Dale Jorgenson, Harvard University 3:50-5:20 Session 4: Conceptual Issues in Measuring Time Use—A Roundtable Discussion Chair: Robert Michael, University of Chicago Participants: William Nordhaus, Yale University Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Center for Young Children & Families, Columbia University Francisco Samaniego, University of California, Davis

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Time-Use Measurement and Research: Report of a Workshop   Roundtable Topics: What aspects of time use are worth measuring? Can the aspect of quality of time use be measured? How can the problem of simultaneous activities be handled? How can statistical models help address the 24 hour constraint and other time use survey issues? Friday, May 28, 1999 9:00-11:30 Session 5: Approaches to Measuring Time Use Chair: Norman Bradburn, National Opinion Research Center 9:00-9:30 Paper 1: Methodological Features of the Time Diary Method Author: John Robinson, University of Maryland 9:30-10:00 Paper 2: Experience Sampling Method: Current and Potential Research Applications Author: Jiri Zuzanek, University of Waterloo, Canada 10:00-10:15 Break 10:15-10:45 Paper 3: An International Perspective to Collecting Time Use Data Author: Michael Bittman, University of New South Wales, Australia 10:45-11:30 Open Discussion Time Moderator: Norman Bradburn, National Opinion Research Center Discussant: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, University of Chicago 12:30-2:30 Session 6: A Report on the Feasibility of Conducting a Time-Use Survey Chair: Francisco Samaniego, University of California, Davis Author: BLS Time Use Survey Working Group Michael Horrigan, Chair Discussants: Lorna Bailie, Statistics Canada Nancy Folbre, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Daniel Hamermesh, University of Texas, Austin

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Time-Use Measurement and Research: Report of a Workshop 2:30-2:45 Break 2:45 - 3:45 Session 7: Where Do We Go from Here?—Roundtable Discussion on Future Research Priorities Chair: Julie DaVanzo, RAND Participants: Katharine Abraham, Bureau of Labor Statistics Norman Bradburn, National Opinion Research Center William Nordhaus, Yale University 4:00 Adjourn