European vs American Hours Worked: assessing the role of the extensive and intensive margins

Europeans have worked less than Americans since the 1970s. In this paper, we quantify the relative importance of the extensive and intensive margins of aggregate hours of market work on the observed differences. Our counterfactual exercises show that the two dimensions of the extensive margin, the e...

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Volume: 29
Main Author: Quintero-Rojas, Coralia
Langot, Francois
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: AccessEcon 2009
published in: Economics bulletin Vol. 29; no. 2; pp. 530 - 542
Data of publication: 2009
ISSN: 1545-2921
1545-2921
EISSN: 1545-2921
Discipline: Economics
Series: Economics Bulletin
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: RePEc
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