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Constraints on the desired hours of work of British men

Mark B. Stewart

Constraints on the desired hours of work of British men

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Published by Warwick University, Department of Economics in Coventry .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMark B. Stewart and Joanna K. Swaffield.
SeriesWarwick economic research papers -- No.468, Economic research paper series / Warwick University, Department of Economics -- no.468
ContributionsSwaffield, Joanna K., University of Warwick. Department of Economics.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16781022M

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Constraints on the desired hours of work of British men by Mark B. Stewart Download PDF EPUB FB2

This paper investigates constraints on desired hours of work using information on hours preferences from the British Household Panel Survey for Over a third of male manual workers would prefer to work fewer hours at the prevailing wage than they do and we estimate that on average desired hours per week are lower than actual by: "Constraints on the Desired Hours of Work of British Men," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol.

(), pagesMarch. Stewart, Mark B. & Swaffield, Joanna K., " Constraints On The Desired Hours Of Work Of British Men," Economic Research PapersUniversity of Warwick - Department of Economics.

"Constraints on the Desired Hours of Work of British Men," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. (), pagesMarch. Stewart, M.B. & Swaffield, J.K., " Constraints on the Desired Hours of Work of British Men," The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS)University of Warwick, Department of Economics.

This paper investigates constraints on desired hours of work using information on hours preferences from the British Household Panel Survey for Over a third of male manual workers would prefer to work fewer hours at the prevailing wage than they do and the authors estimate that, on average, desired hours per week are hours lower than actual hours.

This paper investigates constraints on desired hours of work using information on hours preferences from the British Household Panel Survey for Over a third of male manual workers would prefer to work fewer hours at the prevailing wage than they do and the authors estimate that, on average, desired hours per week are hours lower than actual : Mark B Stewart and Joanna K Swaffield.

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