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Post-pandemic: why a hybrid working model may be most effective

Employee perceptions differ on how often to return to work, as well as perceived risks. Image: Unsplash/Hanliang

Nicholas Bloom

Professor of Economics , Stanford University

Paul Mizen

Professor of Monetary Economics and Director, The Centre for Finance, Credit and Macroeconomics

Shivani Taneja

Research Fellow, School of Economics, University of Nottingham

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