Chicago Booth’s Marianne Bertrand, Steven J. Davis, and Matthew J. Notowidigdo discuss the impact of COVID-19, and policies created to counter it, on the US workforce.
Nonleisure activities eat up the bulk of time saved by working from home.
The lockdowns triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic set off a significant shift in new patent applications toward technologies that support working remotely.
Close, polarized contests help dial up economic policy uncertainty.
Survey results suggest long-term changes to business travel.