Today's date:
Spring 1996

More Workers + Fewer Hours = Higher Productivity

Tibor Scitovsky has taught The London School of Economics, Stanford University and the University of California. His books include Welfare and Competition: The Economics of a Fully Employed Society and Human Desire and Economic Satisfaction.

Menlo Park, Ca. - Turning unemployment of the relatively few into added liesure for the many can be accomplished by shortening the work week of the employed. Diminished unemployment and a consequent reduction in poverty are the most obvious consequence of such a shift in work patterns.

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