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The Indeed Hiring Lab is an international team of economists and researchers dedicated to delivering insights that help 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.  

Please contact us at hiringlabinfo@indeed.com.


Jed Kolko

Jed Kolko is Chief Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab. Previously he was Chief Economist and VP of Analytics at Trulia, the online real estate marketplace. He has also led research teams at the Public Policy Institute of California and at Forrester Research. Jed specializes in using large-scale proprietary and publicly available datasets to uncover insights about labor markets, the future of work, demographics, housing markets, and urban trends. He earned his B.A. in Social Studies and his Ph.D. in economics at Harvard University.


Brendon Bernard

Brendon Bernard is an Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab, focusing on the Canadian labour 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.


Daniel Culbertson

Daniel Culbertson is an 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.


Andrew Flowers

Andrew Flowers is an Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab, focusing on the US labor market. Previously he was the quantitative editor and economics writer at FiveThirtyEight, Nate Silver’s data-driven news site; and before that, he was an economic analyst for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. As a freelance journalist, he has written for The Economist. He has a B.A. in economics from the University of Chicago.


Martha Gimbel

Martha Gimbel is the Research Director for the Hiring Lab. Previously she was the Research Director and Senior Economist at the Joint Economic Committee on Capitol Hill, a senior policy advisor to the Secretary of Labor, and an economist at the Council of Economic Advisers focusing on labor market issues. She has an undergraduate degree from Brown University, where she studied Classics and Economics, and a master's degree from the University of California, San Diego in economics.


Annina Hering

Annina Hering is an Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab with a focus on Germany. Annina has a PhD in social science from 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 summer 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.


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.


Sindhu Keepudi

Sindhu Keepudi is the coordinator at the Indeed Hiring Lab. Sindhu currently assists the economists with blog production. She previously worked as a data analyst at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Sindhu holds a B.A. in Economics and a B.S. in Communications from The University of Texas at Austin.


AnnElizabeth Konkel

AnnElizabeth Konkel is a Research Associate at the Indeed Hiring Lab where she assists the economists with data collection and analysis. She previously worked at DAI, an international development company. AnnElizabeth is pursuing an M.A. in International Economics at American University's School of International Service and holds a B.A. in History from Mount Holyoke College.


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.


Rachel Robinson is Editorial Director at the Hiring Lab. For nearly two decades, she was a staff reporter at the Wall Street Journal, where she wrote under the byline Rachel Emma Silverman and covered workforce, personal finance and health-care issues. She is also the author of The Wall StreetJournal Complete Estate-Planning Guidebook, published by Random House/Crown in 2011. Rachel was a 2014 Nieman Journalism Fellow at Harvard University, where she studied the intersection of business and design, and where she had previously received her B.A. in History and Science.


Tara Sinclair

Tara Sinclair is an associate professor of economics and international affairs at the George Washington University and a senior fellow of the Indeed Hiring Lab. She has a PhD in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and her research focuses on modeling, explaining, and forecasting trends in the labor market and other macroeconomic variables both in the US and worldwide. For the Hiring Lab, Tara is working on research projects using Indeed’s unique data to develop new insights into the labor market.


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