24 Nov '11, 4pm

About Time: Examining the case for a shorter working week. A public lecture at the LSE in January

As the economic crisis deepens, this is the moment to consider moving towards much shorter, more flexible paid working hours - sharing out jobs and unpaid time more fairly across the population. nef would like to invite you to an event that takes forward the ideas from its highly acclaimed report 21 Hours to examine how this could help to address a range of urgent social, economic and environmental problems we face. On 11 January, we are bringing together a panel of leading experts in partnership with the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) at the London School of Economics: Juliet Schor , Professor of Sociology at Boston College, and author of Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth , and The Overworked American . Lord Robert Skidelsky , Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at the University of Warwick and biographer of J. M. Keynes, and Dr Edward Skidel...

Full article: http://www.neweconomics.org/events/2011/11/22/about-time-...

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