Map of London showing employment changes due to the zoomshock

Zoomshock: The geography and local labour market consequences of working from home

Covid Economics The ‘Zoomshock’, a result of Covid-19, pushed work into homes, reshaping local service demand. Examining UK data, we find: substantial worker mobility, declining activity in city centres, and a move to suburbs with fewer local services. We discuss post-Covid employment and economic recovery.

January 2021 · Gianni De Fraja, Jesse Matheson, James Rockey