US hours at work

Simona E. Cociuba, Edward Prescott, Alexander Ueberfeldt

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Abstract

We construct quarterly US average hours worked using Current Population Survey data on employed persons at work and their actual hours worked. Our methodology can be applied to different demographic groups, providing researchers with readily available long-run series of hours.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)87-90
Number of pages4
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume169
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2018

Keywords

  • Actual hours worked
  • Employed persons at work
  • Labor supply

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics

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