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Household Technology: Was it the Engine of Liberation?}

@inproceedings{Cardia2008HouseholdTW,
  title={Household Technology: Was it the Engine of Liberation?\}},
  author={Emanuela Cardia},
  year={2008}
}
Home production has dramatically changed during the course of the 20th century and labor saving technologies, from running water to modern appliances, have freed considerable amount of time from home production. In an influential paper Greenwood, Seshadri and Yorukoglu (2005) examine the role of the household technology revolution in liberating women from household's chores by simulating a general equilibrium model with home production and show that productivity growth in the durable sector… Expand
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