Understanding differences in hours worked

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This paper documents the large differences in hours of work across OECD countries, and presents evidence on how they have evolved over time. It argues that changes in technology and government are promising candidates to explain the broad changes over the period 1956-2003.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)365-409
Number of pages45
JournalReview of Economic Dynamics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 2006
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Economics and Econometrics


  • Hours worked


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