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Teaching Is Daylight Saving Time Worth the Trouble? Research Says No

Is Daylight Saving Time Worth the Trouble? Research Says No

It’s a crisp spring evening. It’s already dark as I make my way home from work. But this weekend, daylight saving time (DST) begins. Public service announcements have been reminding us to “spring forward.” We will set our clocks an hour later. And on Monday, many of us will head home in the evening with the sun still shining.

Laura Grant, Assistant Professor of Economics, Claremont McKenna College
The Conversation


What is the purpose of daylight saving time?


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