The Economics of Overtime Working

  • Publish Date: 2004-09-20
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Robert A. Hart
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Numerous individuals throughout international labor markets work hours in excess of their standard contractual hours. Robert Hart presents the first comprehensive economic evaluation of this phenomenon, examining theoretical, empirical and policy aspects of overtime hours and pay. He utilizes detailed international evidence drawn from the U.S., Western Europe and Japan in his comparative assessment of labor supply and demand and compensating differential models of overtime behavior.