All aboard? Commuter train access and labor market outcomes
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We investigate the impact of commuter train access on individual labor market outcomes. Our study considers the introduction of a commuter train on a pre-existing railroad in Sweden, considerably decreasing commuting times by public transit and hence increasing access to the regional employment center. Using difference-in-differences matching techniques on comprehensive individual panel data spanning over a decade, our intention-to-treat estimates show that the reform essentially had no impact on the earnings and employment development among the affected individuals.
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Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY
|Number of pages||18|
|Journal||Regional Science and Urban Economics|
|Publication status||Published - 2017 Nov 1|