Main Dialogue: Working Hours, Economic Development & Welfare, an Academic Perspective.

Mrs. Juliet Schor. Economist and Sociology Professor at Boston College (USA). Member of the MacArthur Foundation Connected Learning Research Network. Schor received her Ph.D. in economics at the University of Massachusetts. Before joining Boston College, she taught at Harvard University for 17 years. Schor’s research focuses on the sharing economy, consumption, working hours and climate change. Schor’s books include, among others, «The Overworked American that was a New York Times» bestseller, sparking a worldwide debate about work time, leisure and family life.

Mr. Pedro Gomes. Economist & Reader in Economics at Birbeck, University of London. PhD by the London School of Economics (LSE). Previously he has been Assistant Professor at the University Carlos III of Madrid and at the University of Essex. Author of the book: «Friday Is The New Saturday. How a Four-Day Working Will Save the Economy» (Flint, 2021).

Conducted by: Violeta Tena (Journalist, El Temps).