Covid-19 and Remote Work: An Early Look at Us Data

  title={Covid-19 and Remote Work: An Early Look at Us Data},
  author={Erik Brynjolfsson and John Joseph Horton and Adam Ozimek and Daniel Rock and Garima Sharma and Hong Yi Tu Ye},
  journal={PSN: Disease \& Illness (Topic)},
We report the results of a nationally-representative sample of the US population during the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey ran in two waves from April 1-5, 2020 and May 2-8, 2020. Of those employed pre-COVID-19, we find that about half are now working from home, including 35.2% who report they were commuting and recently switched to working from home. In addition, 10.1% report being laid-off or furloughed since the start of COVID-19. There is a strong negative relationship between the fraction… 
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