Love your job? Then thank your country

  • by: Edmund Phelps , Bloomberg News
  • Updated: August 19, 2013 - 11:57 AM

It is widely assumed that people in economically “advanced” countries do not differ significantly in how satisfied they are with their jobs. Because they are about equally productive, the reasoning is, they must produce things the same way, and so their work experience must be the same, too.

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