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The microeconomics of the shorter working week

Author: Marcus Rubin; Ray Richardson
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Brookfield, USA : Avebury, ©1997.
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Research in the 1980s suggested that reduced working hours were more likely to increase productivity than employment. This text casts doubt on the suggestion, and presents research findings which  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rubin, Marcus.
Microeconomics of the shorter working week.
Aldershot, England ; Brookfield, USA : Avebury, ©1997
(OCoLC)652321503
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Rubin; Ray Richardson
ISBN: 1859724825 9781859724828
OCLC Number: 36368548
Description: viii, 171 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The causes and consequences of reduced hours --
2. Fewer hours, higher productivity? A review of research --
3. The consequences of the CSEU campaign --
4. Further issues and general conclusions --
5. Factory reports --
6. Conclusions and policy implications --
App. 1. Basic and total weekly hours of male manual workers --
App. 2. Shorter working week questionnaire.
Responsibility: Marcus Rubin, Ray Richardson.

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