Peer working time, labour supply, and happiness for male workers
Grip A. de
- Publisher: Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market
Externalities; General Welfare; Time Allocation and Labor Supply;
This paper uncovers ‘conspicuous work’ as a new form of status seeking that can explain social interactions in labour supply. We analyse how peer working time relates to both labour supply and happiness for Dutch male workers. Using a unique measure of peer weekly worki...