Ritholtz's Reads: The Perils of Overwork

Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist. He founded Ritholtz Wealth Management and was chief executive and director of equity research at FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm. He blogs at the Big Picture and is the author of “Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy.”
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Finish up your three-day weekend with our (not coincidentally) employment- and labor-related reads:

• Is Overwork Killing You? (Harvard Business Review)

• How Trains are Easing America’s Trucking Crisis (National Journal)

• Is a Cambrian Explosion Coming for Robotics? (IEEE Spectrum)

• The Oil-Sands Glut Is About to Get a Lot Bigger (Bloomberg)

• College Calculus: What’s the real value of higher education? (New Yorker)

• Financial Leaders Agree to Act to Bolster Growth (NYTsee also Global economy survives the China and commodity shocks -- so far (FT)

• Productivity and Pay (Krugman)

• Climate Change Means One World’s Death and Another’s Birth (Wired)

• Transmedics’ Heart-in-a-Box Could Help with Organ Transplant List (MIT Technology Review)

• Stop Playing Monopoly With Your Kids And Play These Games Instead (fivethirtyeight)

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Should Companies Publish Difference Between CEO Pay and Employees?

Source: Morning Consult

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