Long Weekend


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

Scientific studies find link between happiness and productivity

July 18, 2019

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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