What Do Workplace Wellness Programs Do?


EVIDENCE FROM THE ILLINOIS WORKPLACE WELLNESS STUDY  – Read 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.