No Rest for the Wicked
Despite changes in work hours, leisure time has not changed at all in the last century.
The source: “A Century of Work and Leisure” by Valerie A. Ramey and Neville Francis, as summarized in The NBER Digest, Feb. 2007.
The British economist John Maynard Keynes predicted in 1930 that the central problem of humanity in the future would be how to spend its copious leisure time in a meaningful way. He saw productivity increasing so dramatically that companies would have to dole out work sparingly to have...