Fall Daylight Saving, aka, an Extra Hour to Sleep In

Daylight Savings is upon us once again, but have you ever put more thought into the event beyond remembering which way to change your clock? If not, you really should. Daylight Savings has plenty of effects on the world from finance, to medical care, to traffic safety. If you’re interested in learning more, take a look at some of these books and articles, and remember to move your clocks back an hour in fall.

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Saving the Daylight: Why We Put the Clocks Forward by David Prerau

Why Should We Abolish Daylight Saving Time? by Till Roenneberg, Anna Wirz-Justice, Debra J. Skene, et. al.

Sleepy Punishers Are Harsh Punishers: Daylight Saving Time and Legal Sentences by Kyougmin Cho, Christopher M. Barnes, and Christiano L Guanara

Losing Sleep at the Market: The Daylight Saving Anomaly by Mark J. Kamstra, Lisa A. Kramer and Maurice D. Levi

Daylight Saving Time and Artificial Time Zones – A Battle Between Biological and Social Times by Till Roenneberg, Eva C. Winnebeck, and Elizabeth B. Klerman

Does Daylight Saving Save Electricity? A Meta-Analysis by Tomas Havranek,  Dominik Herman, and Zuzana Irsova

Sleep, Health, and Human Capital: Evidence from Daylight Saving Time by Lawrence Jin and Nicolas R. Ziebarth