The Effect of Working Hours on Health

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Berniell, Maria Ines; Bietenbeck, Jan;
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)
  • Subject: I10 | I12 | J22 | working hours | health | smoking | BMI
    • ddc: ddc:330

Does working time causally affect workers' health? We study this question in the context of a French reform which reduced the standard workweek from 39 to 35 hours, at constant earnings. Our empirical analysis exploits variation in the adoption of this shorter workweek ... View more
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