More hours, more jobs? The employment effects of longer working hours

Increases in standard hours of work have been a contentious policy issue in Germany. Whilst this might directly lead to a substitution of workers by hours, there may also be a positive employment effect due to reduced costs. Moreover, the response of firms may differ between firms that offer overtim...

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Volume: 67
Main Author: Martyn Andrews
Hans-Dieter Gerner
Thorsten Schank
Richard Upward
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: OXFORD Oxford University Press 01.04.2015
OXFORD UNIV PRESS
published in: Oxford economic papers Vol. 67; no. 2; pp. 245 - 268
ORCID: 0000-0003-1504-7728
Data of publication: 20150401
ISSN: 0030-7653
1464-3812
EISSN: 1464-3812
Discipline: Economics
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Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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