dollar bills folded and constructed to make little houses Researchers estimate that a 10% increase in the number of employees working from home would result in $15 billion in additional housing costs annually. (Photo: Shutterstock)

A new study looks at the impact on remote work for both workers and employers and finds that working from home may have some unanticipated costs. The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) researchers noted that with so many employees switching to remote work—and many of them expressing a desire to continue to work from home—experts have been debating the possible savings on office space for employers.

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