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No Salvation from Productivity Improvements: The Failed 35 Hour Work Week Experiment and Work-Life Balance Examined

Saturday, 16 August 2008, 4:40 | Career, Economics | 0 Comment
by Numan

Wouldn’t it be reasonable to expect improvements in productivity to result in shorter work hours? The quick answer: No. It’s up to us. The famous French 35 hour work week has recently received yet another blow leaving only a shadow of the once grandiose attempt at social policy.

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There Goes the January Effect – Are We Facing a Recession?

Saturday, 5 January 2008, 1:57 | Economics | 0 Comment
by Numan

A week ago I wondered whether we will get to see the famous January effect making an appearance in the markets. I’m afraid the answer seems to be a definite no. January Isn’t over and still may surprise us but the January effect in all its glory has regrettably not made a grand entrance. The […]

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