Allocation of Scarce Resources: A Data-Driven Learning Guide (ICPSR 345)

Principal Investigator(s): Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research


Data-Driven Learning Guides are a collection of instructional exercises that can be used to enhance teaching of core concepts in the social sciences. This guide investigates some of the factors associated with how people allocate limited time to food preparation and to employment. Comparison of means is used in the analysis.

Access Notes

  • These data are not available from ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly (via Allocation of Scarce Resources) for details on obtaining these resources.

Study Description

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    eating habits, employment, instructional materials, social sciences, time utilization, working hours

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Data Collection Notes:

Other Data-Driven Learning Guides covering such topics as aging, race, social class, politics, and health are available on ICPSR's Online Learning Center .