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Working from home may drastically change the workplace, even post-pandemic Civic

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Stanford economist Nicholas Bloom says what had once been uncommon is now a necessity. “Before COVID, about 5% of working days were spent at home and that was done by about 15% of Americans, with an average of one in every three days. During COVID, 42% of us are now working from home so it's an eight-fold increase.” When the pandemic is over, Bloom predicts that fewer people will work five days a week in a central office.

Stanford economist Nicholas Bloom says what had once been uncommon is now a necessity. “Before COVID, about 5% of working days were spent at home and that was done by about 15% of Americans, with an average of one in every three days. During COVID, 42% of us are now working from home so it's an eight-fold increase.” When the pandemic is over, Bloom predicts that fewer people will work five days a week in a central office.

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