The Benefits of Going Into the Office: Chat at the Coffee Maker, Listen at the Lunch Table

From a Washington Post column by Megan McArdle headlined “New graduates, you should actually go into the office”:

Twenty-one years ago this month, I graduated from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. Last week, I was back there, talking to fellow alumni, and to students.

This has me thinking about the world those students are graduating into. My class experienced some heavy shocks, first the bursting of the dot-com bubble, and then 9/11. But that seems almost tame compared to what these students are facing.