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The Shortening of the American Work Week: An Economic and Historical Analysis of Its Context, Causes, and Consequences

  • Robert Whaples (a1)
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1 This dissertation was completed in 1990 at the Economics Department of the University of Pennsylvania under the supervision of Claudia Goldin and Robert Margo. Much of it was completed while I was an Andrew Mellon Fellow with the Program for Assessing and Revitalizing the Social Sciences at Pennsylvania.

2 Bernanke, Ben S., “Employment, Hours, and Earnings in the Depression: An Analysis of Eight Manufacturing Industries,” American Economic Review, 76 (03. 1986), pp. 82109.

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The Journal of Economic History
  • ISSN: 0022-0507
  • EISSN: 1471-6372
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