Working hours: past, present and future

Dolton, Peter (2017) Working hours: past, present and future. IZA World of Labor.

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Abstract

Declining working hours, their variation, and their distribution over different occupations and sectors is a topic of great importance. There is constant pressure to reduce working hours on grounds of work−life balance considerations. Debate is ongoing as to whether and how this can be achieved through technological change, without causing a regressive redistribution of income away from less skilled workers. Looking ahead, achieving the optimal balance between these factors will be a major challenge for policymakers.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > Economics
Depositing User: Joy Blake
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2017 10:34
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2018 14:58
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/71422

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