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Wealth = More Leisure Time. Not for the U.S. though

May 24th, 2016, by

There is a nearly perfect negative correlation between wealth and working hours: the wealthier the country, the less its people work.

There is, however, one notable exception: the U.S. It is very, very rich. And Americans work very, very long hours.

When Sweden moves to a 4-day work week/6-hour work day, Americans keep working longer hours.

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Source: https://goo.gl/PUXqmv 

Original study: http://goo.gl/Sxs1fk 

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