ESRI Research Bulletin

Urban rents and commuting times in Ireland

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September 10, 2020
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City workers often face a choice between paying high housing costs to live close to work or making long commutes from areas with lower costs of accommodation. This paper measures the association between urban rents and commuting times in Ireland using data from recent years when rents rose substantially.