recognition and valuation of unpaid work

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1342

Definition

The measurement, in quantitative terms, including by assessing and reflecting its value in satellite accounts, of unremunerated work that is outside the scope of national accounts (UN system of national accounts), such as domestic work, caring for children and other dependants, preparing food for the family, community and other voluntary work.

See also: satellite accounts

Source(s)

European Commission (1998). 100 Words for Equality: A Glossary of Terms on Equality between Women and Men.

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