Social Change and Everyday Life

Principal Investigator: Jonathan Gershuny


European Research Council Grant “Social Change and Everyday Life” (SCaEL), 339703 - Principal Investigator: Jonathan Gershuny
€2.5 million for April 2014—March 2019

This programme has 10 sub-projects, which fall into three groups of studies, which, collectively, model the activity sequences that constitute everyday life.

Micro Studies (individual activity sequencing, work and leisure through the Turing Machine, network analysis of household activity, embodied capital accumulation and social position, long-term consequences of daily time-use patterns)

Macro Studies (inequality, work-leisure balance, national accounts of wellbeing)

Conceptualisation and Measurement of Time-Use (long-term time-use estimation, instantaneous utility measurement)

Funding Provider

Social Change and Everyday Life

European Research Council (ERC)

Funding Awarded: 01-Apr-2014

Duration of Funding: 5 years

Research Associates

Research Centres

  • Centre for Time Use Research

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