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Work that can be done from home: evidence on variation within and across occupations and industries

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Using large, geographically representative surveys from the US and UK, we docu ment variation in the percentage of tasks workers can do from home. We highlight three dimensions of heterogeneity that have previously been neglected. First, the share of tasks that can be done from home varies considerably both across as well as within occupations and industries. The distribution of the share of tasks that can be done from home within occupations, industries, and occupation-industry pairs is syst...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Economics
Oxford college:
New College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
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Author
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University of Oxford Publisher's website
Article number:
945
Series:
Department of Economics Discussion Paper Series
Publication date:
2021-08-02
Paper number:
945
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English
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1191581
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pubs:1191581
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2021-08-18

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