Economic Analysis of Long Working Hours (Japanese)

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OHTAKE Fumio; OKUDAIRA Hiroko;
(2008)

In this paper we set out the economic grounds for restrictions on long working hours and conduct an empirical analysis using surveys from the perspective of behavioral economics. The results of the analysis indicate that, on a year-on-year basis, if state of health impr... View more
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