Working from home: How COVID-19 could cause a new digital divide

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John K. Hurley

Enrique Fernández-Macías

Researcher, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission

Santo Milasi

Economist, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission

Martina Bisello

Research Officer, Eurofound

Matteo Sostero

Researcher, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission


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Luxembourg has the highest percentage of employees in jobs that are teleworkable, from the EU27. Image: VoxEU
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Data shows that higher paid jobs are more able to telework, compared to lower paid jobs. Image: VoxEU
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Data shows that 40% of employees living in cities are in teleworkable occupations. Image: VoxEU

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