Workers prefer set schedules, but would take wage cuts to work from home

screen-shot-2016-10-11-at-5-38-01-pmAffordable child care and flexible work schedules have all been topics of debates in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign. Yet, according to a new study by Alexandre Mas of Princeton University (at right) and Amanda Pallais of Harvard University, the average American worker is indifferent to flexible work schedules and instead prefers a set 40-hour workweek.