Oxford Professor suggests 3-day weekend could be key to happiness

Scientific studies find link between happiness and productivity

July 18, 2019
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Associate professor of economics and strategy at the University of Oxford's Saïd Business School, Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, suggests that in order to attain a good work-life balance, time to do the things we enjoy is a top priority.

"I would argue the four-day working week is spot on in terms of finding or striking that right balance between improving the work-life balance and unlocking the happiness potential from that in terms of productivity gains. This outweighs the net reduction in productivity from working a day less."

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