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Why is free time still so elusive?

Why is free time still so elusive?

There have been massive gains in productivity over the past century. So why are people still working so hard for so long? Output per worker┬áincreased by almost 300% between 1950 and 2018┬áin the U.S. The standard American workweek, meanwhile, has remained unchanged, at about 40 hours. This paradox is especially notable in the U.S., where […] … learn more→