All Aboard? Commuter train access and labor market outcomes

Olof Åslund, Ina Blind, Matz Dahlberg

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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.
Sidor (från-till)90-107
TidskriftRegional Science and Urban Economics
StatusPublicerad - 2017
Externt publiceradJa

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