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Here's how remote working patterns impact local service spending

Remote working is leading to reduced spending in some geographic areas. Image: Unsplash/Simon Abrams

Shivani Taneja

Research Fellow, School of Economics, University of Nottingham

Paul Mizen

Professor of Monetary Economics and Director, The Centre for Finance, Credit and Macroeconomics

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Figure 1 Share of full working days. A large component of the pandemic-induced increase in remote working is likely to be permanent.
Figure 1 Share of full working days. A large component of the pandemic-induced increase in remote working is likely to be permanent. Image: CEPR
Chart showing the spending near the workplace across UK regions. remote working
Figure 2 Spending near the workplace across UK regions. Image: CEPR

Figure 3 The change in the neighbourhood's local service employment due to the permanent change in remote working
Figure 3 The change in the neighbourhood's local service employment due to the permanent change in remote working Image: CEPR

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