by Patrick Appel

That's what Richard Florida suggests. Avent dilutes this:

Commutes of [over an hour] are relatively rare, and they’re also associated with declining incomes. Someone who has a two-hour commute experiences much more stress than someone with a 46-60 minute commute (who is roughly as stressed as someone with a 21-30 minute commute). They might be stressed by the commute, or they might be stressed by the set of circumstances that led them to live so far away from their job low income levels in an expensive city, economically-induced household immobility, and so on.

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