Long commutes come with divorce risk, Swedish geographer finds

05/26/2011

Long commutes can help people build their careers, but they come with significant social costs, suggests research by Erika Sandow, a social geographer at Umeå University in Sweden. Couples in such arrangements experience a 40% greater likelihood of divorce, and the noncommuting partner often takes a hit on their own earnings. Read the statement from Umeå University.

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