Are cities prepared for home based working?


If yesterday’s futurists overstated the extent to which the Internet would usher in an era of remote working, perhaps we underappreciate its virtues today. As many Americans experiment with working from home in the weeks and months to come, an untold number may join the ranks of home-based business operators—and never return to a conventional office. Are cities ready for that?

Article by Nolan Gray – a Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and a professional city planner. Olivia Gonzalez is a Ph.D. student in economics at George Mason University and a Mercatus Center Frédéric Bastiat Fellow.