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

  • Linehan, Suzanne

    (Central Bank of Ireland)

  • McQuinn, Kieran

    (Central Bank of Ireland)

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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Volume (Year): (2008)
Issue (Month): (October)
Pages: 68-88

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