Battle of the Sexes

There is growing concern that this study will be cut by the Bureau of Labor Statistics to save an estimated $4.3 million. The Coalition to Save the American Time Use Study is a group of social scientists who hope that this data source will be preserved identifying it as the broadest survey of its kind that provides “a unique window on ourselves and society.” Though a relatively new study, they feel the survey, alone and in conjunction with other research, is an invaluable tool for businesses, policymakers, researchers and consumers.

Whether we will see a new study in 2009 is still unclear. Stay tuned.

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