Sorry men, but we are still the slackest of the sexes

One of the biggest holes in any economic discussion is the lack of accounting for unpaid work.

Housework and taking care of your children does not bring a wage, nor appear in the GDP figures, yet of course were you to pay someone to do those tasks it most definitely would. The latest Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (Hilda) survey, released on Tuesday, shows that this work is overwhelmingly done by women and at levels that really should shame men in this country.

Source: Sorry men, but we are still the slackest of the sexes | Greg Jericho | Opinion | The Guardian

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