What Do Workplace Wellness Programs Do?


EVIDENCE FROM THE ILLINOIS WORKPLACE WELLNESS STUDY  РRead this working paper, circulated by the National Bureau of Economic Research, to gain insights into the study conducted at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where over 12,400 employees were invited to participate in a comprehensive workplace wellness program.

The study addressed three key research questions:

  • How do financial incentives affect the level of participation in wellness programs?
  • What types of employees select into a wellness program?
  • What are the causal effects of workplace wellness programs on medical spending, employee productivity, health behaviors, and well-being?

Download this data rich working paper to learn more.