The Working From Home Research Project and the Survey of Working Arrangements and Attitudes have received significant media interest, featuring in outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, NPR, PBS, Economist, Financial Times, the Times – to name a few


Axios: Employers are allowing more remote work days, May 2022

The Wall Street Journal: The Fed Is Driving the Economy Without Knowing Its Speed Limit, May 2022

The Wall Street Journal: Pocket Squares and Printers That Work—the Surprise Joys of Being Back in the Office, May 2022

Financial Times: UK ahead of European peers on shift to working from home, May 2022

Bloomberg: Return-To-Office Plans Unravel as Workers Rebel in Tight Job Market, May 2022

Bloomberg: Expect a ‘permanent change’ of 25% working days from home: Stanford professor, May 2022

The Guardian: Let them eat cheese… working from home is here to stay, may 2022

ABC News: The Great Resignation: Its origins and what it means for future business, May 2022

BBC: Law firm says staff can work from home – for 20% less pay, May 2022

Bloomberg: How Covid-19 Transformed the U.S. Economy, April 2022

Forbes: How Remote Work Has Influenced The Multifamily Space, Perhaps Forever, April 2022

The Guardian: Five things every employer should know about making hybrid really work, April 2022

Forbes: Will Working From Home Cripple City Budgets?, April 2022

The Atlantic: Why Americans Are Leaving Downtowns in Droves, April 2022

The Wall Street Journal: What if the Optimal Workweek Is Two Days in the Office, Not Three?, April 2022

The New York Times: Should a Morning Staff Meeting Feel Like Homeroom?, April 2022

Forbes: Will Working From Home Cripple City Budgets?, April 2022

The Times: Jacob Rees-Mogg’s war on WFH ‘skivers’ is wrong, April 2022

USA Today: Gas prices, inflation, make some want to work from home even as offices call workers back, April 2022

The Wall Street Journal: Several Million U.S. Workers Seen Staying Out of Labor Force Indefinitely, April 2022

Yahoo!News: Millions of people who left the US job market last year plan to stay away in an act of ‘long social distancing,’ fanning the flames of inflation, April 2022

Yahoo!:  ‘Long Social Distancing’ Will Keep Millions of Americans Out of the Workforce, April 2022

Business Insider: Millions of people who left the US job market last year plan to stay away in an act of ‘long social distancing,’ fanning the flames of inflation, April 2022

The National Desk: ‘Long social distancing’ could remove millions from workforce indefinitely, April 2022

The Wall Street Journal: California Considers the Four-Day Workweek, April 2022

The New York Times: Welcome Back to the Office. Isn’t This Fun?, April 2022

New York Post: ‘Long social distancing’ could keep US workers on sidelines indefinitely, April 2022

Bloomberg: One or Two Days in the Office Is the ‘Sweet Spot’ of Hybrid Work, April 2022

Marketplace: Businesses need staffing strategies to deal with ongoing COVID-19 surges, April 2022

The New York Times: As Remote Work Becomes Permanent, Can Manhattan Adapt?, April 2022

The Economist: How to make hybrid work a success, April 2022

BBC: The entry-level workers earning six-figure salaries, April 2022

The Washington Post: The return-to-office perk your boss won’t mention: Gossip is back on, April 2022

LA Times: Workers are suing their bosses to get their work-from-home costs reimbursed, April 2022

Business Insider: New Yorkers love working from their shoebox apartments, April 2022

The Washington Post: Five Days a Week in the Office? It’s Better for Everyone, April 2022

NY Magazine (The Cut): Will Some of Us Social Distance Forever?, April 2022

Fox: Will traditional office hours become a relic in post-pandemic workplaces? April 2022

The Wall Street Journal: Capital Spending Boom Helps Raise Productivity, Contain Costs, March 2022

LA Times: That big tech exodus out of California turns out to be a bust, March 2022

The Guardian: America is entering the great experiment of hybrid work, March 2022

Forbes: Why Both Remote And In-Office Workers Are Demanding Higher Pay, March 2022

Bloomberg: New Yorkers Plan to Cut Time Spent in the Office by Half, Survey Finds, March 2022

Chicago Tribune: Companies are calling workers back to offices, again. But it might not be for five days a week anytime soon., March 2022

The Wall Street Journal: What if Working in Sweatpants Unleashed Your Superpowers?, March 2022

Bloomberg: Remote-Work Experts Are in Demand as Return to Office Begins Anew, March 2022

The Boston Globe: Thank God it’s . . . Wednesday? Hybrid work is scrambling the days as we knew them., March 2022

San Francisco Chronicle: What’s at stake for downtown San Francisco, as companies compel people back into offices — for real, this time, March 2022

The New York Times: Researchers find an ongoing commitment to pandemic behaviors. They call it ‘long social distancing.’ March 2022

The Wall Street Journal: Women Embrace Flexible Working, but Economists Say It Could Hinder Their Careers, March 2022

The Wall Street Journal: How the Pandemic Broke Silicon Valley’s Stranglehold on Tech Jobs, March 2022

Wired: The Great Tech Hub Exodus Didn’t Quite Happen, March 2022

Bloomberg: Triple Take, March 2022

Business Insider: 5 million people have moved to a new area because of remote work since 2020. Another 19 million could still follow., March 2022

Time: Return to the Office? Not in This Housing Market, March 2022

Financial Times: The office is fine but the commute is still atrocious, March 2022

Bloomberg: Remote-Work Experts Are in Demand as Return to Office Begins Anew, March 2022

BBC: Should in-office workers be paid more?, March 2022

Seattle Times: Remote jobs can change work for good — if you work in the right place, March 2022

Mercury News: Google and Twitter reopenings launch grand experiment on the future of Silicon Valley workers, March 2022

San Francisco Chronicle: Mayor Breed wants office workers to return to S.F., but not everyone is on board, February 2022

Time: When No One Really Wants to Return to the Office, February 2022

The Times: Covid has changed the way we work and there’s no going back, February 2022

Business Insider: How to manage hybrid teams, February 2022

CBS: Many Bay Area Companies Unsure When To Bring Workers Back, February 2022

Newsweek: You Can’t Fix the Housing Crisis With Houses. We Need New Cities, February 2022

The Atlantic: The Five-Day Workweek Is Dying, February 2022

LA Times: Work life will never be the same. We need some in-person days and some remote, February 2022

Forbes: Less Deodorant, Fewer Showers, No Makeup: The Nine Extra Minutes Some Americans Sneak By Working Remote, February 2022

Fortune: The prophet of remote work says go ahead and do your household chores while nobody’s looking, February 2022

Business Insider: Workers spend one third less time on personal grooming when they clock in from home compared with when they commute to the office, January 2022

The Wall Street Journal: Workers Care More About Flexible Hours Than Remote Work, January 2022

Bloomberg Business: Work From Home Is Becoming a Permanent Part of How Jobs Are Done, January 2022

CBS: State Farm Hiring 3,400 Employees, Including Some Fully Remote Workers, January 2022

The Economist: Will remote work stick after the pandemic?, January 2022 and The Intelligence Podcast (January 11, 2022)

BBC: Why a wide-scale return to the office is a myth, January 2022

CNBC: Expect ‘huge battles’ over working from home between employees and bosses soon, says Stanford professor who’s studied remote work for 20 years, January 2022

Forbes: Roughly Half Of Hybrid Employees Will Follow Their Boss Into The Office, January 2022

NBC News: Full return to office is ‘dead,’ experts say — and remote is only growing, January 2022

LA Times: Podcast: Work from home, get spied on by your boss, January 2022

Barrons: I’ve Been Studying Work-from-Home for Years. Here’s What’s Coming., January 2022

The San Francisco Chronicle: Omicron is disrupting the return to offices. Why these workers don’t ever want to go back, January 2022

BBC: Is finding a ‘new normal’ in the workplace impossible?, January 2022

USA Today: Omicron pauses return to office plans, January 2022

WSJ MarketWatch: ‘Firms not offering this are missing out’: Hybrid home/office work is equivalent to a 10% pay raise, Stanford economist says, January 2022


Financial Times: Nick Bloom: ‘It is becoming pretty clear now that hybrid working is here to stay’, December 2021

The Economist: A year in four charts, December 2021

The San Francisco Chronicle: Why these 6 Bay Area residents joined The Great Resignation, December 2021

The New York Times: When it comes to returning to the office, more companies are asking workers to stay tuned, December 2021

Time: Here’s How Companies Are Handling the Omicron Surge, December 2021

NBC News: Omicron delays quarter of companies’ reopening plans, survey says, December 2021

USA Today: Return to office paused (again) as COVID rages: Will we ever go back?, December 2021

CNBC: The return-to-office date is ‘history,’ business and health experts say, December 2021

Business Insider: Bill Gates’ tip for working from home: have a second screen that helps you stay in touch with colleagues, December 2021

The Australian: Why companies are saying yes to the demands of the avocado toast generation, December 2021

Inc.: The Zoom Ceiling: A New Barrier Holding Remote Workers Back (and What Leaders Can Do to Stop It), December 2021

Business Insider: A Stanford professor’s tips for remote managers, December 2021

The New York Times: The Worst of Both Worlds: Zooming From the Office, November 2021

Forbes: Technology Employees Risk Pay And Benefits To Push For Change—And In Many Cases, It’s Working, November 2021

Los Angeles Times: Is your company secretly monitoring your work at home?, November 2021

The Telegraph: Why working from home risks making women vanish from the career ladder, November 2021

The Economist: The fight over the hybrid future of work, November 2021

The Economist: How to ensure that the future of work is fair for all, November 2021

The Washington Post: Ask Help Desk: How remote workers can separate home and work lives, November 2021

CNBC: A vicious job market feedback loop is making the Great Resignation even worse — for employers, November 2021

The San Francisco Chronicle: The cool San Francisco office no longer matters for hiring. So what does?, November 2021

The Economist: Remote-first work is taking over the rich world, October 2021

The Economist: Enter third-wave economics, October 2021

WSJ MarketWatch: Amazon managers will decide when — and if — their teams should return to the office in person. Will this be the future of work?, October 2021

Al-Jazeera: Home vs office: What is the best hybrid work mix for workers?, October 2021

The San Francisco Chronicle: Is shoplifting forcing Walgreens to cut back in S.F.? Data on the closing stores puts the claim into perspective, October 2021

Business Insider: Walgreens cited shoplifting as rationale for closing 5 stores in San Francisco, but local officials, data, and experts cast doubt on that explanation

Daily Mail: Dashcam footage shows brazen smash-and-grab thieves breaking into parked car and snatching bags in crime-ridden San Fran, October 2021

Le Monde: Sommes-nous plus efficaces en télétravail ?, October 2021

The Washington Post: The Great Pandemic Work From Home Experiment Was a Remarkable Success, October 2021

The Economist: Wave Goodbye to the Handshake, September 2021

The Wall Street Journal: Companies Use Overtime to Solve Worker Shortages. That May Cost Them More Workers. September 2021

Handelsblatt: Dieser Stanford-Professor fordert mehr Gehalt für alle, die nicht im Home-Office arbeiten können, September 2021

The Boston Globe: Is the baby boomers’ long reign coming to an end?, September 2021

The Wall Street Journal: Work in the Covid-19 Era: What the Numbers Say About Vaccine Mandates, Quitting and More, September 2021

Bloomberg: Interview with Steven Davis (starting at 11:22), September 2021

The New York Times: Goodbye handshakes, hello, “Hello”, September 2021

CNN: The Post-Covid-19 World: Did the pandemic kill cities? September 2021

The New York Times: The Work-From-Home Economy and the Urban Job Outlook, September 2021 Three Research-Backed Tips for Successfully Implementing a Hybrid Work Policy, August 2021

The Wall Street Journal: How Employee Benefits May Change in a Hybrid Workplace, August 2021

The Economist: Why Women Need the Office, August 2021

Bloomberg: The Hybrid Work Revolution Is Already Transforming Economies, August 2021

CNN: How to make the days that you’re in the office really count, August 2021

The Washington Post: Gen Z Wants to Go Back to the Office, Just not Full-Time, August 2021

The New York Times: Delta Variant Hasn’t Yet Changed Many Return-to-Office Plans, August 2021

Business Insider: Employers are waging a war over work from home. WFH is winning. August 2021

The New York Times: Will Remote Workers Get Left Behind in the Hybrid Office? August 2021

The Wall Street Journal: Cable, Internet Companies Stand to Gain From Broadband Funding in Infrastructure Bill, August 2021

Bloomberg: Central Banks Are Learning to Live With Covid, August 2021

Bloomberg: Who’s really supposed to pay for your commute?, July 2021

Bloomberg: Fast Internet Everywhere Could Add $160 Billion to U.S. Economy, July 2021

Reuters: Universal access to high-speed internet will make home-based work more productive, study, July 2021

Axios: Universal internet access would boost remote work productivity, July 2021

The Wall Street Journal: The Boss Wants You Back in the Office. Like, Now., July 2021

WSJ MarketWatch: Who wins and loses in the return to the office — and how to avoid a ‘diversity crisis’, July 2021

Business Insider: Just over 6% of workers say they would quit their jobs if told to go back to the office 5 days a week, July 2021

Financial Times: Covid uncertainty means permanent change for managers, July 2021

CNBC: News organizations are taking different approaches to how often employees will come back to the office, July 2021

Business Insider: New starters can expect less choice over where they work in post-pandemic hybrid plans, says remote work expert, July 2021

The Economist: Covid-19 has persuaded Americans to leave city centres, July 2021

The Economist: Office re-entry is proving trickier than last year’s abrupt exit, July 2021

The Economist: The future of Silicon Valley headquarters, July 2021

The Globe and Mail: Implementing hybrid work? Don’t let your employees pick which days to be out of office, experts argue, June 2021

Inc.: Parents Want to Work From Home. Here’s Why They Shouldn’t, a Stanford Professor Says, June 2021

The Economist: The future of Silicon Valley headquarters, June 2021

The New York Times: The American Renaissance Has Begun, June 2021

The Wall Street Journal: Work Flexibility, Popular With Employees, Is Hardly a Holy Grail, June 2021

Bloomberg Wealth: Dreams of Working From a Beach Risk Turning Into a Tax Nightmare, June 2021

San Francisco Chronicle: Home values sank in these S.F. neighborhoods, thanks to the ‘doughnut’ effect, June 2021

The Atlantic: Winners and Losers of the Work-From-Home Revolution, June 2021

The Times: Looking forward to getting back to the office? Here’s why you shouldn’t, June 2021

Los Angeles Times: How work will change permanently after the pandemic, June 2021

PBS News Hour: How a rise in remote employment may impact post-pandemic work life, June 2021

BNN Bloomberg: Support for hybrid work model growing, but choice to WFH still seen as a perk, June 2021

Bloomberg Wealth: Americans Are Done With 5-Days a Week in the Office. Here’s What That Means for the Economy, June 2021

Business Insider: Companies could invite a ‘minefield’ of lawsuits if they let employees choose how often they work remotely, economist says, June 2021

MarketWatch: Are property prices in your neighborhood still rising? Blame it on the ‘donut effect’, June 2021

The Economist: An investment bonanza is coming, May 2021

The Economist: The Square Mile is a ghost town. It will stay that way, May 2021

The Economist: How the pandemic has upended the lives of working parents, May 2021

Austin Business Journal: A pay cut to work from home? Many employees would take it, May 2021

The New York Times: There’s an Exodus From the ‘Star Cities,’ and I Have Good News and Bad News, May 2021

The Washington Post: The economic recovery is getting messy. Just ask working women. May 2021

The Economist: A new age of suburbanisation could be dawning, May 2021

The New York Times: The ‘Hybrid Office’ Could Be Great. It Could Also Be Hell. May 2021

Bloomberg CityLab: The Death and Life of the Central Business District, May 2021

The Telegraph: Six reasons why working from home will stick around, May 2021

Reuters: Sticking with remote work? Businesses are betting on it, May 2021

The Globe and Mail: Remote work has boosted Canada’s hot housing market, but how long will the boom last?, May 2021

Bloomberg Businessweek:  Productivity Is Finally Looking Up, and the Gains Could Lift Growth, May 2021

Bloomberg Economics: Work From Home to Lift Productivity by 5% in Post-Pandemic U.S., April 2021

The New York Times: How to Navigate the Postpandemic Office, April 2021

BBC Sounds: A part-time return to the office?, April 2021

Marketplace: Will companies need to offer remote work post-pandemic?, April 2021

Newsweek: Employees Balk at End to Remote Work: ‘Going Back to the Office Is Stupid”, April 2021

Business Insider: America’s best work-from-home expert is bracing for turmoil, April 2021

The Times: Pluses and minuses of the return to business as usual, April 2021

The Atlantic: You’re Gonna Miss Zoom When It’s Gone, April 2021

Reset Work: What research says about how to make hybrid work succeed, April 2021

The Wall Street Journal: U.S.’s Long Drought in Worker Productivity Could Be Ending, April 2021

NewsRadio: Working from your living room in your PJ’s can be pretty productive! (starting at 1:45), April 2021

The Economist: The Rise of Working from Home, April 2021

The Wall Street Journal: How Remote Work Is Reshaping America’s Urban Geography, March 2021

BBC: The bosses who want us back in the office, March 2021

Business Insider: Working from home became a perk for the most privileged Americans in the pandemic. The next few years will make that inequality permanent., March 2021

The Washington Examiner: Pandemic legacy: Two remote days of work a week likely to be the norm, research finds, March 2021

The Guardian: Our research shows working from home works, in moderation, March 2021

BBC: How your space shapes the way you view remote work, February 2021

The Washington Post: We’ve been cooped up with our families for almost a year. This is the result. February 2021

The New York Times: How to Keep Internet Trolls Out of Remote Workplaces, January 2021

ABC: How we’ll be working in 2021 and beyond, January 2021

The Wall Street Journal: Is a Home Office Actually More Productive? Some Workers Think So. January 2021


Bloomberg: The Work-From-Home Boom Is Here to Stay. Get Ready for Pay Cuts, December 2020

The Wall Street Journal: What the Numbers Tell Us About Work Right Now, December 2020

The Wall Street Journal: COVID-19 USHERS IN A NEW ERA OF FULL-TIME TRAVEL, December 2020

Bloomberg: Hybrid Working Is Here to Stay Post-Pandemic: Stanford’s Nicholas Bloom, December 2020

Bloomberg Opinion: The new battles to come over working from home, December 2020

Financial Times: What can we learn from the great WFH experiment?, December 2020

World Economic Forum: COVID-19: Most American workers want to keep working from home, December 2020

Reuters: Couch or cubicle? Vaccine may not lure Americans back to the office, December 2020

The Washington Post: Americans might never come back to the office, and Twitter is leading the charge., October 2020

The Economist: Zoom and gloom: The transition to remote work is welcome. But it will be painful, October 2020

The Wall Street Journal: With No Commute, Americans Simply Worked More During Coronavirus, October 2020

CNBC Make it: Stanford professor on the new remote work economy: A ‘productivity disaster’ and ‘ticking time bomb for inequality’, October 2020

The Washington Post: Not even a pandemic can break rich cities’ grip on the U.S. economy

The Washington Post: Working From Home in a Pandemic Is Not Shirking It, September 2020

The Washington Post: Zoom went down for hours, disrupting schools and businesses, August 2020

The New York Times: Is the Five-Day Office Week Over?, July 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Does a Raise or Remote Work Sound Better?, July 2020

BBC: The remote work experiment that upped productivity 13%, July 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Google’s Extended Home Stay Isn’t for Everyone, June 2020

PBS News Hour: American skyscrapers face an uncertain future amid coronavirus, June 2020

BBC Radio 4: Curing Our Productivity Problem, June 2020

The New York Times: What If Working From Home Goes On…Forever?, June 2020

The Economist: New research casts light on the pandemic’s effects on resource allocation, June 2020

The New York Times: What If You Don’t Want to Go Back to The Office?, May 2020

The New York Times: Many Facebook Employees to Work From Home Permanently, May 2020

The New York Times: White-Collar Companies Race to Be The Last to Return to the Office, May 2020

PBS News Hour: Could the pandemic usher in a new era of working from home?, May 2020

The Atlantic: Work From Home is Here to Stay, May 2020

BBC Radio 4: The highs and lows of working from home