Job satisfaction and work-life balance: differences between homework and work at the workplace of the company

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Author: Bellmann, Lutz; Hubler, Olaf


Working remotely can complement and sometimes completely substitute conventional work at the workplace of the company. Until the [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19 crisis the share of remote workers was relatively low and empirical investigations show inconsistent results. The recent work has highlighted a dramatic shift toward working from home. The objective of this contribution is to empirically analyze the relationship between working remotely and job satisfaction on the one hand, as well as between working remotely and work-life balance on the other hand, based on three waves of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment

Keywords: Job satisfaction; Working conditions; Work at home; Work life balance; Employees; Survey

Geographic subjects: Germany; Europe

Published: Bonn, Germany: IZA, 2020

Physical description: [35] p.

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Series: IZA discussion paper; no. 13504

ISSN: 2365-9793

Resource type: Discussion paper

Document number: TD/TNC 141.648

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