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Date: 30 March 2018
J-PAL affiliate Nicholas Bloom found that working from home led to a 13% performance increase.
Date: 23 January 2015
Work from home policies can lead to improved employee performance and lower staff turnover.
Date: 5 April 2015
The study was conducted by J-PAL affiliate Nicholas Bloom and Stanford graduate student James Liang.
Date: 17 October 2018
An article in Entrepreneur Asia Pacific discusses research conducted by J-PAL affiliate Nicholas Bloom that analyzed the impact of working from home on productivity and work-life balance. Read the full article.
Date: 14 December 2017
J-PAL affiliate Nicholas Bloom found that allowing staff to work from home made them more efficient, engaged, and happier.
Date: 7 July 2017
J-PAL affiliate Nicholas Bloom discusses results from his evaluation which found that working from home improved productivity and reduced turnover.
Date: 2 August 2017
New York Magazine cites J-PAL affiliate Nicholas Bloom's research which found that a Chinese travel agency was able to reduce its turnover rate from by allowing employees to work from home up to four days a week. Read the full article.
Date: 1 July 2016
This paper uses a randomized evaluation to study the effect of personal experience on weather insurance adoption in rural China. First, the researchers conduct insurance games with a random subset of farmers to estimate the effect of hypothetical experience of disasters on real insurance take-up....
Date: 1 February 2015
Using data from a randomized experiment in rural China, this paper studied the influence of social networks on weather insurance adoption and the mechanisms through which social networks operate. By varying the information available about peers’ decisions and using randomized default options, ...
Date: 27 January 2016
In this study, researchers use data from a two-year field experiment in rural China to define the optimum subsidy scheme that can insure a given uptake for a new weather insurance product for rice producers. Results show that the optimum current subsidy necessary to achieve a desired level of take-...