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Americans Are Done With 5-Days a Week in the Office. Here’s What That Means for the Economy

An interview with Nicholas Bloom, a prominent Stanford University economist who has studied remote work and economic uncertainty for years and has become a de-facto “working-from-home” expert during the pandemic.

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U.S. Employees Hold On to Flexible Work Post-Pandemic

Americans are shedding their masks, buying concert tickets and booking vacations like it’s 2019. But there’s one thing that’s doesn’t appear to be going anywhere as the pandemic fades: remote work.

Companies from Vanguard Group Inc. to Ford Motor Co. are permanently adopting “hybrid” work schedules where employees spend some of the week at home and the rest at an office. Forecasting the implications of these long-term work shifts on the U.S. economy is no small task.