Tag Archives: Number of Hours Worked

COTD: Working Hours To Buy iPhone

The World Economic Forum reports, How many hours must you work to buy a new iPhone? It varies dramatically around the world, reflecting disparities in productivity and purchasing power. According to a 2015 report by UBS that aims to measure … Continue reading

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Italy Works Over 20% More Hours Than Germany and France

The stereotype of lazy southern Europe and the hard working North is just not reflected in the data.   We came across this BLS data set over the weekend which was very enlightening and, in part, smashes this widely held generalization. … Continue reading

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