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The world’s most productive countries also have the shortest workdays

New analysis of GDP data from the OECD and hours worked data from the Central Intelligence Agency reveals that working longer hours doesn’t always translate into more productivity. 

Seven countries among those with the highest GDP also rank for the top ten fewest working hours. They include number one ranked Luxembourg, as well as Norway, Switzerland, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, and Sweden. The U.S. came in 8th out of all 36 countries analyzed.

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