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The ability of workers to do their jobs from home during theCOVID-19 pandemic is linked more to differencesin earnings, education and gender than to age, according to a new analysis by the Centerfor Retirement Research at Boston University.

The brief, titled "Can Older Workers Work From Home," found thatroughly the same percentage of older Americans and young adults are able towork from home, as most workplaces across the country have beenforced to close their doors as a result of the novel coronavirus'spread.

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