Lean in, opt out, or somewhere in between: most of the debate about work-life balance revolves around women's choices. But given the option, wouldn't we all, men and women, prefer to work part-time?
Working more used to hurt your salary, says a recent paper from Cornell University, but not anymore. In fact, say researchers Youngjoo Cha and Kim Weeden, the wage premium for working longer hours is growing. By the end of the first decade of the 21st century, "overworkers" earned about 6 percent more than their shorter-working counterparts.