Are You Hurting the U.S. Economy by Not Taking Vacation?



Do you find yourself working weekends? Cancelling vacations because of last minute projects? Skipping birthdays? If that’s you, you’re not alone. More than 40% of american workers who get paid time off left about 3.2 days unused in 2013. While taking time off hase significant health benefits, a new study from Oxford Economics, finds that skipping your vacation days may actually harm the U.S. economy. TheStreet’s Ruben Ramirez speaks with Oxford’s Adam Sacks.

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