COVID-19 and remote work: an early look at US data

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We report the results of a nationally-representative sample of the US population on how they are adapting to the [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19 pandemic. The survey ran from April 1-5, 2020. Of those employed four weeks earlier, 34.1 per cent report they were commuting and are now working from home. In addition, 11.8 per cent report being laid-off or furloughed in the last 4 weeks. There is a strong negative relationship between the fraction in a state still commuting to work and the fraction working from home which suggests that many workers currently commuting could be converted...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Gender; Outcomes

Keywords: Employees; Survey; Work at home; Unemployment; Working conditions; Geographic distribution; Age; Employment outcomes

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: [Place of publication not identified]: [publisher not identified], 2020

Physical description: 16 p.

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Also called: Coronavirus Disease 2019 and remote work: an early look at US data

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 140.502

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