Daniel S. Hamermesh

Royal Holloway University of London and the University of Texas at Austin

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Daniel S. Hamermesh on KCRW

Independence Day falls on a    Monday    this year, and that means many people will have a three-day weekend.

Is It Time for a Three-Day Weekend Every Week?

Independence Day falls on a Monday this year, and that means many people will have a three-day weekend.

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