Ask: NUS Economists

How commuting times affect HDB flat prices

A Commuting to work is often time-consuming, expensive and stressful, even on the good days. No wonder most people dread it.

Economists dislike commuting as much as anyone and have studied how commuting patterns affect many economic outcomes, such as productivity, where businesses choose to locate and pollution.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 09, 2019, with the headline 'How commuting times affect HDB flat prices'. Print Edition | Subscribe