[london] Did the tube strike improve London’s economy?‘Do tube strikes cost the economy millions of pounds in lost productivity, or do they shake up people and change behaviour in a way that offsets the loss? That’s indirectly, a question that has been asked by a group of researchers who took advantage of the tube strike to test a difficult to test idea, known as the Porter-hypothesis Porter argued that – when information is imperfect – externally imposed forced experimentation can help people discover unexpected improvements in efficiency.’

Do Tube Strikes Indirectly Improve Commuters Later Journeys?

This entry was posted on Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 at 12:46 pm and is filed under London, London Underground, People.

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