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Would You Take a Pay Cut To Boost Economy?

Thursday, 18 Feb 2010 | 8:07 AM ET

A British think tank says cutting the work week to 21 hours could help boost the economy in the UK. The study suggests such a move would ease unemployment, improve productivity, cut carbon emissions and boost quality of life.

We want to know what you think. Would you be willing to work less and take a pay cut in order to boost the economy and improve unemployment? Share your opinion in the poll below.

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