Daylight saving sparks conversations and complaints every time the clocks change. Is there an economic case for ditching the time change?

To many, daylight saving is an annoying way to lose – or gain – an hour’s sleep.

But it’s much more than that. From its inception, there has always been an economic argument for changing the clocks.

From Germany in World War One to the US leisure industry lobby in the 1980s,  different countries around the world have tried to tinker with time to save – or make – money.


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