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Table 2 Valuation method for the constructed ideal types

From: Measuring the value of older people's production: a diary study

Ideal type Examples
(ref to Table 1)
Aims of activity Part of entitle-ment Valuation method
A. The caring human Assistance in personal hygiene between spouses or others.
10, 12, 15
Informal healthcare and home help Yes Social Willingness to Pay
B. The retired retired Cooking one's own food
2, 3, 4, 13
Decent survival Yes Social Willingness to Pay
C. Non-retired retired Owning a company, employment or paid commission of trust
21, 22, 24
Income No Agreements within the market
D. The Good Samaritan Helping neighbours with shopping, giving emotional support
1, 8, 14, 16, 27
Mutual support between friends No Opportunity cost of time
E. Active grandparent Taking care of grandchildren
11
Support within the extended family No Opportunity cost of time
F. NGO-active Work in Red Cross 17, 19 Charity No Opportunity cost of time
G. Ego-active Participation in church activities, own physical activities
6, 9, 18, 20, 23, 26, 28
Own satisfaction No Opportunity cost of time
H. Working retired Painting neighbours' house, repairing one's own car
5, 7, 25, 29
Income No Agreements within the market