Cost-Benefit Analysis of Housemaids: The Case of Jordan
Keywords:Cost-Benefit Analysis of Housemaids: The Case of Jordan
Objectives: This study investigates the phenomenon of household workers in Jordan, and it aims to analyze its benefits and economic costs at the macro and microeconomic levels.
Methods: The study adopted the descriptive analytical approach to estimate benefits and costs, using the Cost-Benefit Technique for discussing the expected benefits and costs of having household workers in the Jordanian labor market. The study tools used to collect data were conducting personal interviews with the concerned authorities and making observations.
Results: The findings revealed that the expected cash costs are greater than the expected cash benefits at the macro level during a specific period of time. They also revealed that the expected cash costs are greater than the expected cash benefits at the micro level during the same period.
Conclusions: The study concludes that there is no economic feasibility at the macro level since the expected cash costs are greater than the expected cash benefits during a specific period. In addition, there is no economic feasibility at the micro level since the expected cash costs are greater than the expected cash benefits during the same period.
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