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Work and Leisure in the United States and Europe: Why So Different?

In: NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2005, Volume 20

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  • Alberto Alesina
  • Edward Glaeser
  • Bruce Sacerdote

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  • Alberto Alesina & Edward Glaeser & Bruce Sacerdote, 2006. "Work and Leisure in the United States and Europe: Why So Different?," NBER Chapters, in: NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2005, Volume 20, pages 1-100, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    1. Valerie A. Ramey & Neville Francis, 2009. "A Century of Work and Leisure," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 1(2), pages 189-224, July.
    2. Edward C. Prescott, 2004. "Why do Americans work so much more than Europeans?," Quarterly Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, vol. 28(Jul), pages 2-13.
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    • J3 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs
    • E0 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General

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