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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.
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.
Andrew Avitabile is a research associate at the Indeed Hiring Lab. He previously worked at the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) at MIT, helping improve the measurement of learning outcomes across projects in development economics. He also has experience working as an English teacher in Brazil, evaluating social policies at a non-profit, and working in economic consulting. He holds a B.S. in economics from George Washington University.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
AnnElizabeth Konkel is an Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab with a focus on the US labor market. Previously she worked at DAI, an international development company. While there, she assisted on a multi-million dollar USAID project promoting women's equality in Afghanistan. AnnElizabeth has also worked at the Middle East Institute and the Hudson Institute. 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.
Alassane Ndour is a Senior Research Associate at the Hiring Lab where he assists economists with data collection and analysis. He was previously a Data Analyst at Reply, a large European consultancy. Alassane holds both a B.A from Concordia University and a MSc from Warwick University in economics, as well as a MSc in data science from City University in London.
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 Street Journal 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.
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.
Allison Shrivastava is a research associate with 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.
Tara Sinclair is a 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.