Media

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

2021

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

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

Inc.com: 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

2020

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