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Remote Work Saves Global Commuters 72 Minutes a Day, Study Finds

Remote Work Saves Global Commuters 72 Minutes a Day, Study Finds

Remote Work Saves Global Commuters 72 Minutes a Day, Study Finds

Remote Work Saves Global Commuters 72 Minutes a Day, Study Finds

Excerpt from bloomberg.com

Working from home is saving commuters around the world 72 minutes a day, time they’re splitting between their jobs, leisure and caregiving, a new study shows.

Remote staff are saving the most time in China, where forgoing the trek to and from one’s workplace is freeing up 102 minutes a day, according to the study published this month by the National Bureau of Economic Research. Serbian workers saw the smallest savings of 51 minutes, while those in the US also saw a comparatively low 55 minutes spared.

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Remote work saved many commuters over an hour in 2021 and 2022

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research study

The team of economists from Europe, Mexico and the US —including Stanford University’s Nicholas Bloom — calculated daily commute times from surveys of workers across 27 countries in the past two years.

 

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