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    On Time Again

    Aug 31, 11 • 216 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, Economic History, Economic Thinkers, Households, Innovation, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, Regulation, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Have you ever thought about the difference that a clock makes? Described in The Geography of Time, a pre-clock world meant you could not say, “I will meet you at 12:30 for lunch” or “Your workday is 9-5.” By the 1820s, though,