The commuting behavior of workers in the United States: Differences between the employed and the self-employed
Resumen: In this paper, we analyze the commuting behavior of workers in the United States, with a focus on the differences between employees and the self-employed. Using the American Time Use Survey for the years 2003–2014, our empirical results show that employees spend 7.22 more minutes per day commuting than their self-employed counterparts, which represents a difference of 17% of the average commuting time of employed workers. This is especially prevalent in non-metropolitan areas, and it also appears to depend on the size of the population of the area of residence. Our results suggest that there is a complex relationship between urban form and the commuting behavior of workers.
Idioma: Inglés
DOI: 10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2017.10.011
Año: 2018
Publicado en: Journal of Transport Geography 66 (2018), 19-29
ISSN: 0966-6923

Financiación: info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/ES/MINECO/ECO2012-34828
Tipo y forma: Article (PostPrint)
Área (Departamento): Fundamentos del Análisis Económico (Departamento de Análisis Económico)
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