That query is the subject of my latest Bloomberg column. The rich can fly to the solar, meet outside, check repeatedly, and discover many different workarounds. Poorer people are usually working collectively in public-facing service jobs. That has a Covid draw back, nevertheless it does make them much less lonely. So who’re the most important loneliness losers?
…it’s pointless to debate which group is loneliest. Nonetheless, I would argue for some sympathy for Northerners in midlevel jobs who work alone or remotely. Consider lecturers, accountants, center managers.