Time and social security

The focus was to analyse and illustrate the distribution of temporal welfare and time conflicts in a sustainable society. We explored effects of declining growth for the experience of time conflicts and stress.

Do people who have decreased their work hours, and also reduced their consumption of goods and services, experience a higher or different degree of welfare?

We studied the significance of non-synchronicity, i.e. a development in which certain sectors of society and work are quickly affected and transformed by zero growth, while others change more slowly. The methods used were: in-depth quantitative re-analysis of time use studies complemented with a qualitative study (e.g. in-depth interviews, field research) of time pioneers who voluntarily have decreased their working hours.

The work package was led by Paul Fuehrer at Uppsala University.

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