While telework has increased in the pandemic, there are striking differences across socioeconomic groups and industries.
Survey also finds that the share of individuals working for the same employer as in February has continued to decline.
VCU Author: Brett Massimo, Professor of Supply Chain Management and Analytics
VCU Author: Cesar Zamudio, Assistant Professor of Marketing
VCU Author: Chris Reina, Assistant Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship
VCU Author: Amita Chin, Associate Professor of Information Systems
VCU Author: Seong Byun, Professor of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate
VCU Authors: Professors of Economics Doug Davis and Oleg Kerenok, Assistant Professor of Economics John Lightle
Adam Blandin, Ph.D. assistant professor in the VCU School of Business and Alexander Bick, Ph.D., associate professor at Arizona State started the biweekly Real-Time Population Survey out of a desire to use their skills as economists to help policymakers, reporters, analysts and the public during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Since launch, their research has been cited widely in national publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Business Insider, Forbes, The New York Times and The Washington Post, and has drawn attention from notable economists worldwide.