Overemployment mismatches: The preference for fewer work hours

Lonnie Golden, Tesfayi Gebreselassie

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The preference of workers for having either more or fewer hours of work has remained virtually unchanged since 1985; rates of overemployment differ considerably by job type, workweek length, income level, gender, and stage of workers' life cycle.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)18-36
Number of pages19
JournalMonthly Labor Review
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Strategy and Management
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation


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