Ed Driscoll

Lab Subjects Needed to Test Radical New Economic Theories

“Carlos Slim: The 3-day work week will happen,” CNNMoney reports. (Link safe, goes to the Brothers Judd):

Carlos Slim, the Mexican telecom tycoon worth over $80 billion, believes life would be better with a three-day work week.

“You should have more time for you during all of your life — not when you’re 65 and retired,” Slim told CNNMoney’s Christine Romans on Tuesday.

But if Slim had his way, people would also work longer days and much later in life. He suggested 11-hour shifts and pushing the retirement age to 75.

If only Slim had a large group American laboratory subjects available to test out his theories…