About

The Indeed Hiring Lab is an international team of economists and researchers whose insights drive the global labor market conversation.

The Hiring Lab produces research on global labor market topics using Indeed’s proprietary data and publicly available sources. Our work is available to media, researchers, policymakers, job seekers, and employers to help them better navigate the world of work today.  

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Authors

Economist
Alexandre Judes

Alexandre Judes is an Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab with a focus on France. Prior to joining Indeed, he worked at a prominent French independent institute, where he was in charge of the digital economy portfolio and worked on multiple policy issues such as French competitiveness, labor market reform and European integration. His past engagements also include various stints in investment banking, consulting and public administration. He graduated in finance and economics from ENSAE ParisTech.

Allison Shrivastava

Allison Shrivastava is a research associate with the Indeed Hiring Lab. She previously worked for the Utah State government where she modeled the effects of workforce attachment on educational outcomes and evaluated tax incentive programs. Allison holds a B.S. in economics and political science from the University of Utah.

Economist
AnnElizabeth Konkel

AnnElizabeth Konkel is a Senior Economist for Internal Audiences at the Indeed Hiring Lab where she provides thought leadership to Indeed leadership about labor markets across the globe. Prior to this role, she was a Senior Research Economist at Indeed focused on the US labor market. AnnElizabeth holds an M.A. in International Economics from American University's School of International Service and holds a B.A. in History from Mount Holyoke College.

Economist
Annina Hering

Annina Hering is an Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab with a focus on the German labor market. Annina wrote her dissertation in the social science at the University of Cologne. Previously she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, where she was also part of the International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE). In spring 2018, her dissertation on precarious employment and childbearing in Germany was published as a book with Campus Verlag. She holds a M.Sc. in Sociology and Empirical Research from the University of Cologne and a B.A. in Politics and Society from the University of Bonn.

Economist
Brendon Bernard

Brendon Bernard is an Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab, focusing on the Canadian labor market. His research interests include analyzing how detailed trends in the job market fit in with broader developments in the Canadian economy. Brendon was previously an Economist with Department of Finance Canada, where he focused on analyzing Canadian financial sector policy and the U.S. economy. He holds a Master’s in economics from the Vancouver School of Economics at University of British Columbia, as well as a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Queen's University.

Economist
Callam Pickering

Callam Pickering is an Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab with a focus on Australia. Previously he was an economist at the Reserve Bank of Australia focusing on household spending and house prices. He also worked as the economic editor at online publications the Business Spectator and Eureka Report where he covered economic issues relating to Australia. Callam earned a Bachelor of economics and accounting from Monash University.

Chris Glynn

Chris Glynn is Senior Manager of Economic Data Products at the Indeed Hiring Lab. Prior to joining Indeed, Chris was Senior Managing Economist at Zillow, where he led teams in economic research, data products, and forecasting & risk. He was previously an assistant professor at the University of New Hampshire, where his research focused on statistical models and computational methods applied to dynamic markets. His research has been published in journals such as the Annals of Applied Statistics, Nature Communications, Bayesian Analysis, and Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry. Chris earned his Ph.D. in Statistical Science from Duke University, an M.S. in Mathematical Finance from Boston University, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire.

Economist
Cory Stahle

Cory Stahle is an Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab with a focus on the U.S. labor market. Prior to joining Indeed, he worked in finance as a Statistician with a focus on risk management and macroeconomic modeling. Prior to that, Cory worked as a Researcher and Economist for the Utah State government. Cory holds a B.S in Economics from the University of Utah and an M.S. in Marketing Analytics from the University of Alabama.

Economist
Daniel Culbertson

Daniel Culbertson is an Outreach Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab with a focus on the US labor market. Daniel previously specialized in regional analysis and forecasting as an economist with Moody’s Analytics and holds a M.A. in economics from the University of Delaware.

Fabian Hans

Fabian Hans is a Research Associate at the Hiring Lab where he assists economists with data collection and analysis. Fabian holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a focus on quantitative research methods from the University of Duisburg-Essen.

Economist
Jack Kennedy

Jack is an Economist on the Indeed Hiring Lab who focuses on the UK/Ireland labor market. Before joining Indeed, Jack was a senior economist at Nationwide Building Society and prior to that at global information provider IHS Markit. He holds an MSc in finance and economic policy from SOAS, University of London and a BSc in economics and finance from the University of York.

Margot Schneider

Margot Schneider is the Content Marketing Manager at the Indeed Hiring Lab. Previously she was a PR Director at LDWWGroup, working with clients such as GameStop and Vivid Seats. She holds a B.A. in English from The University of Georgia.

Economist
Nick Bunker

Nick Bunker is the Economic Research Director for North America at the Indeed Hiring Lab who focuses on the U.S. labor market. He was previously a Senior Policy Analyst at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, an economics think tank. Prior to that, Nick was a Research Assistant at the Center for American Progress. He holds a B.S.F.S. in International Economics from Georgetown University.

Economist
Pawel Adrjan

Pawel Adrjan is Head of EMEA Research at the Indeed Hiring Lab and a Research Fellow at Regent’s Park College, University of Oxford. Before joining Indeed, Pawel spent over a decade in investment banking, holding senior roles in risk management, credit ratings advisory, and treasury at Goldman Sachs and Barclays in London and New York. His research focuses on a wide range of labour market topics, such as wages, pensions and the impact of technology on jobs. Pawel speaks Polish, Spanish and French. He has completed a B.A. in international studies and a B.S. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.Phil. and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Oxford.

Shawn Tham

Shawn is an Associate Data Scientist at the Indeed Hiring Lab Data Science team. Prior to joining Indeed, he worked in the Singapore labour ministry’s COVID-19 operations department as a Data Analyst. While in college, he did nuclear policy research in South Korea for a think tank and interned for an NGO in Japan. He graduated with a B.A. in economics and history from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Chief Economist
Svenja Gudell

Svenja Gudell is Chief Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the National Association for Business Economics. Prior to joining Indeed, Svenja was Chief Economist at Zillow Group. Previously, Svenja worked on economic, financial and strategic consulting for Analysis Group, and was an assistant economist in the research group of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Svenja has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Rochester, a master’s degree in economics from New York University, a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Rochester, and a Ph.D. in finance from the University of Rochester.