Elsevier

Journal of Public Economics

Highlights

We classify the feasibility of working at house for all occupations.

37% of jobs within the US may per chance well additionally be performed fully at house.

Jobs that can additionally be performed at house on the overall pay extra.

Decrease-income economies hold a lower fragment of jobs that can additionally be performed at house.

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Abstract

Evaluating the commercial impact of “social distancing” measures taken to arrest the unfold of COVID-19 raises a most valuable query about the trendy economy: how many jobs may per chance well additionally be performed at house? We classify the feasibility of working at house for all occupations and merge this classification with occupational employment counts. We get that 37% of jobs within the US may per chance well additionally be performed fully at house, with valuable variation all the diagram in which by cities and industries. These jobs on the overall pay better than jobs that can’t be performed at house and fable for 46% of all US wages. Making expend of our occupational classification to 85 varied countries unearths that lower-income economies hold a lower fragment of jobs that can additionally be performed at house.

Key phrases

Remote work

Telecommuting

Make money working from house

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