Europe, America and the Work Ethic

The longstanding debate that pits vacation-loving Europeans against work-loving Americans is beginning to shift, as Europe reconsiders its place in the global economy. NPR's Neal Conan and guests examine the value of work from both sides of the Atlantic.

Guests:

Raymond Torres, economist at the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development

Finn Bergesen, Director General of the Confederation of Norwegian Business and Industry

Gregg Easterbrook, senior editor at The New Republic and author of the book The Progess Paradox: How Life Gets Better While People Feel Worse

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