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Long Working Hours in Chile

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 08:16:04 -0400

Years ago I read a newspaper article that showed Chile had the second longest
working hours in (as far as I remembered) the world, after only S Korea.  But
I never found the stats that were the source.

Today, in this article from the BBC about Greece's working hours, I found a
link to this table from the OECD:

http://stats.oecd.org/Index.aspx?DatasetCode=LEVEL#

So it's not worldwide, but OECD.  And Chile often appears odd in OECD stats
bceause it's a recent member and one of the poorest / least developed (OECD is
a "rich nations" club).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:OECD_member_states_map.svg

Still, nice to see the data.

Andrew

BBC Article

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 08:51:37 -0400

Oops - I forgot to link to the BBC source article.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17155304

Andrew

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