productivity http://kuow.org en Le Shocking: France Is One Of The Most Productive Countries In The World http://kuow.org/post/le-shocking-france-one-most-productive-countries-world <p><a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/are-the-french-the-most-productive-people-in-the-world-2009-8">A recent study</a> found that even though the French work 16 percent fewer hours than the rest of the world, they can still afford a high standard of living. So what pays for all that bread, cheese and wine? Increased productivity in the workplace.</p><p>Ross Reynolds talks to economist Dean Baker about what makes France one of the most productive countries in the world. Fri, 02 Aug 2013 19:01:26 +0000 The Conversation With Ross Reynolds 17878 at http://kuow.org Le Shocking: France Is One Of The Most Productive Countries In The World