Time Off Around The Globe

Dec 26 2011 @ 10:05am

Holiday

The Economist deconstructs the international work ethic by studying allotted holiday time:

North Americans are more industrious than South Americans, according to data compiled by Mercer, a consultancy. Asians work harder than Europeans. Among the feckless workers from the old continent, those in the troubled economies of Greece, Spain and Portugal have among the most generous holiday allowances.