Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

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Bad Timing: Are workers more productive on certain days of the week?

August 2007
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This Paper is published under the following series: Manpower Human Resources Lab Briefing
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Research evidence suggests that labour productivity - output per hour worked - can vary over the course of the week. Employers could therefore benefit by reorganising working time - perhaps by concentrating employees' hours in the middle of the week or introducing greater flexibility in work schedules.