Home-based work

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Working from home
NARROWER TERMS
Report

Riding the digital wave: report on COVID-19 trends and forward work program

The report sets out the Council’s methodology for analysing digital connectivity and adoption across key sectors of the economy, and priorities for its initial program of work, including supporting economic recovery from the impact of COVID-19.
Working paper

Who on Earth can work from home?

COVID-19 is likely to exacerbate inequality, especially in richer countries where better paid and educated workers are insulated from the shock. This paper presents new estimates of the share of jobs that can be performed from home. The analysis is based on the task content...
Working paper

Home-based working in Australia: issues and evidence

This paper discusses the sexual division of labour and responsibilities in Australian households during the 1980s.
Journal article

Women’s micro-entrepreneurial home-working: A ‘magical solution’ to the work-life relationship?

Enabled by the global distribution affordances of the Internet, increasing numbers of creative producers of the handmade—the majority of whom are women—are working from home as sole traders. Selling their wares via online marketplaces such as Etsy, such women often do so as a means...
Report

Gender, time use and models of the household

The aim of this paper is to explain why time use data are essential for analyzing issues of gender equity and the intra-household allocation of resources, for comparing living standards and for estimating the behavioural effects of changes in policy variables.