EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Commuting Time and Labour Supply in the Netherlands A Time Use Study

J. Ignacio Gimenez-Nadal and José Alberto Molina ()
Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: Jose Ignacio Gimenez-Nadal ()

Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 2014, vol. 48, issue 3, 409-426

Abstract: We examine whether commuting time has any effect on worker labour supply, using the Dutch Time Use Surveys of 2000 and 2005. Our results show an inverted U-shaped relationship between commuting time and labour market supply of men and women, with a maximum reached at 3.22 hours of commuting per day. We use Propensity Score Matching to deal with potential endogeneity between labour supply and commuting time. Our results indicate that commuting is positively related to work duration within certain time-space constraints, but later, physical capability constraints come into play. © 2013 LSE and the University of Bath

Date: 2014
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (28) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://www.catchword.com/cgi-bin/cgi?ini=bc&body=l ... 0140901)48:3L.409;1- (text/html)
Access to full text is restricted to subscribers.

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:tpe:jtecpo:v:48:y:2014:i:3:p:409-426

Access Statistics for this article

Journal of Transport Economics and Policy is currently edited by B T Bayliss, S A Morrison, A Smith and D Graham

More articles in Journal of Transport Economics and Policy from University of Bath
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Christopher F. Baum ().

 
Page updated 2021-10-23
Handle: RePEc:tpe:jtecpo:v:48:y:2014:i:3:p:409-426