Distance Employment: Remote-Working Mode Becomes the Norm in a Number of Professions

Victor Yu. Lyashok – Senior Researcher of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Candidate of Economic Sciences (Moscow, Russia). Е-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

An online survey conducted in June-July 2021 among Facebook users showed that significant intergenerational differences in attitudes towards remote work emerged over the past year. On average, young people have a much more positive attitude towards it compared to older respondents. Estimates also vary considerably depending on the type of activity of the companies employing the survey participants.

Key words: employment, distance employment, remote-working regime, respondents’ age, online survey.

JEL-codes: J24.