Investing in the care economy: a gender equitable alternative to austerity

Perrons, Diane; De Henau, Jerome
http://www.equaltimes.org/investing-in-the-care-economy-a?lang=en#.VyObQ3K5iAY

Publisher:  Equal Times
Date Written:  08/03/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19326

A new report by the United Kingdom (UK) Women’s Budget Group for the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) shows that sustained investment of public funds in childcare and eldercare services is worthwhile and that it is more effective in reducing public deficits and debt than austerity policies.