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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed work and commuting in Los Angeles for good

Prager, Fynnwin, Rhoads, Mohja and Martínez, José N. (2022) The COVID-19 pandemic has changed work and commuting in Los Angeles for good. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (11 Jul 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we work, with working from home – or teleworking – now commonplace for office workers. In new research, Fynnwin Prager, Mohja Rhoads, and Jose Martinez examined the practice in Los Angeles, finding that for workers and businesses, the benefits appear to have outweighed some of the potential downsides. They also write that the changes to the way people commute means that Los Angeles’ transport systems will have to adjust to these new patterns, and that there will be continuing implications for social equity between wealthier and white workers and low-income and minority workers that will need to be explored further.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2022 10:54
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2022 10:54
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/115896

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