Working Less and Living Longer: Long-term Trends in Working Time and Time Budgets
- Publisher: RR-96-004. Reprinted from Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 50(3):195-213
Analyses of time series data beginning in the mid-nineteenth century in the industrialized nations, especially in the United Kingdom, show that on average people are working significantly less while living longer. Although the average career length has remained around 4...