Anna Coote is head of social policy for Nef - the New Economics Foundation. A leading analyst, writer and advocate in the field of social policy, Anna is Commissioner for Health with the UK Sustainable Development Commission (since 2000). She was director of Health Policy at the King's Fund from 1998-2004 before joining the Healthcare Commission to lead their work on engaging patients and the public.
Authored by leading experts in social, economic and environmental sciences, this diverse essay collection explains how moving towards shorter, more flexible hours of work will lead to more productive and fulfilling lives for all. Challenging conventional wisdom, this book seeks to radically alter our ideas about what makes a `successful' economy.