Professor of economics Hamermesh has demonstrated that the night work or the evening work goes preferentially to the workers with the lowest earnings such increasing over time the inequalities between 1973 and 1997. The graph above shows the difference with the reference year 1973 of the weight of the upper quartile of earning of earning by hours of the workday. The upper quartile of earning weight more in the early morning and the late afternoon. This is due to the fact that the higher-wages workers have spread their work day to these two parts of the workday.
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