Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Subject: output | productivity | working hours | J22 | productivity, output, working hours, women workers | J24 | N34 | women workers
jel: jel:J24 | jel:J22 | jel:N34
Observations on munition workers, most of them women, are organized to examine the relationship between their output and their working hours. The relationship is nonlinear: below an hours threshold, output is proportional to hours; above a threshold, output rises at a d... View more
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