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A Sectoral Analysis of the Average Work Week in Euro Area Countries

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  • Linehan, Suzanne

    (Central Bank of Ireland)

  • McQuinn, Kieran

    (Central Bank of Ireland)

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In this paper, using the recently developed EU-KLEMS database, we estimate an empirical model of the average work week for a sample of euro area countries.

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  • Linehan, Suzanne & McQuinn, Kieran, 2008. "A Sectoral Analysis of the Average Work Week in Euro Area Countries," Quarterly Bulletin Articles, Central Bank of Ireland, pages 68-88, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:cbi:qtbart:y:2008:m:10:p:68-88
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