Our results emphasize both the significance of and limits of savings in shaping wives’ amount of time in home labor.

Limitations The current research has a few limits. With regards to dimension, we lack informative data on spouses’ time invested in child care, which can be a component that is important of’ non-market work. Nevertheless, the exclusion of the time in son or daughter care from analyses of housework time is standard (Coltrane 2000), including[…]