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240 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190876166

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Diminishing Returns at Work

The Consequences of Long Working Hours

John H. Pencavel

  • Provides incisive analysis of labor productivity and how increasing hours of work can be bad for companies and workers
  • Wide-ranging investigation examining data from the United States and United Kingdom
  • Presents historical context of relations among labor, management, and politics to enhance understanding of changes in working hours

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