Glassdoor Logotype

About Glassdoor Economic Research

Glassdoor Economic Research shares insights and conducts research on today’s labor market. Our economists and data scientists help job seekers, employers, and the media understand trends in hiring, pay and the broader economy based on Glassdoor’s unique data on job openings, salaries, benefits, company reviews and more.


Dr. Andrew Chamberlain

Chief Economist

Dr. Andrew Chamberlain is chief economist at Glassdoor. He oversees the research program at Glassdoor, providing analysis and commentary on labor market trends. He is an applied microeconomist who has written widely on labor markets and public policy. His work has been published in academic journals, cited in U.S. congressional testimony, and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, NPR, BBC and many others. He is a regular guest on a variety of television and radio programs. Previously Andrew served as a policy economist in Washington, D.C., and as chief economist at Columbia Economics, L.L.C. Andrew received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, San Diego, and bachelor’s degrees in economics and business administration from the University of Washington in Seattle.

Twitter | Medium

Ling Cheng

Lead Data Scientist

Ling Cheng is a lead data scientist at Glassdoor. She has developed a variety of machine-learning and statistical models, including algorithms for auto-moderation of user-generated content and job title normalization. Additionally, she has contributed to Glassdoor’s Jobs Explorer product and has helped develop models for salary prediction and improving member engagement. Previously, Ling developed financial software at Moody’s Analytics and researched jobs data at Simply Hired. She holds a bachelor’s degree in applied math from Columbia University.

Jyotsna Jayaraman

Senior Data Analyst

Jyotsna Jayaraman is a senior data analyst at Glassdoor. She has worked on a variety of algorithm improvements for Glassdoor's flagship awards, has analyzed user behavior, and works to improve and scale Glassdoor's paid online marketing platform. Previously she was an analytics consultant at Fractal Analytics where she specialized in building traditional and machine learning models to predict losses in the auto insurance market, improve payment collections in health care, and analyze patterns in social and news media. Jyotsna holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering from Amity University in India.

Pablo Ruiz Junco

Research Fellow

Pablo Ruiz Junco is a research fellow at Glassdoor. He is an applied economist focusing on labor markets, unemployment, and peer effects in education. At Glassdoor, he is researching the value of technical skills in the labor market, as well as gender differences in job search behavior. Pablo is currently a doctoral candidate in economics at the University of California, San Diego, where he also holds a master’s degree in economics. He received his undergraduate licenciatura degree in economics from Carlos III University in Madrid.

Morgan Smart

Data Scientist

Morgan Smart is a data scientist at Glassdoor, focused on building models and data analytics and reporting around the company's consumer engagement metrics. Prior to this role, Morgan worked on the Glassdoor Economic Research team to develop the data production behind Glassdoor Local Pay Reports and other machine learning models. She holds a bachelor's degree in statistics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Dr. Alan Wilson

Senior Data Scientist

Alan Wilson is a senior data scientist at Glassdoor. His work is focused on Glassdoor’s job openings data, particularly the job search experience and our self-service job ads product. Alan has contributed to various marketing analytics such as the long-term value of users and has explored details of supply and demand in Glassdoor’s job market. Alan is passionate about good data visualizations and is a local Python and Tableau expert. He is also a key contributor to core machine learning projects such as our job title normalization algorithm. Previously Alan worked in high-energy physics at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, contributing to the discovery of the Higgs Boson. He holds a doctorate in physics and a master’s degree in math from the University of Michigan. He grew up in Washington and earned bachelor’s degrees in mathematical sciences and computer engineering from the University of Washington in Seattle.

Patrick Wong

Data Scientist

Patrick Wong is a data scientist at Glassdoor. He has developed a variety of marketing tools using statistical models and has contributed to Glassdoor’s understanding of user experience through a variety of analytical research projects. Previously, Patrick led the web analytics program at During his time there he analyzed optimization of site conversions and provided insights to help marketing and product teams make the best decisions. Patrick holds a master’s degree in finance and applied economics and bachelor’s degrees in economics and music from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Dawn Lyon

Vice President of Corporate Affairs

Dawn Lyon is vice president of corporate affairs of Glassdoor, overseeing corporate communications, government affairs, public policy, economics bureau, content marketing and investor relations. Previously, Dawn served as an in-house senior communications and public affairs executive for eBay, Chevron, Cendant, CheapTickets, Amtrak and a D.C.-based non-profit. She is also founder and senior advisor of LyonSHARE Communications Group, a strategic communications consultancy she founded in 2004, which is agency of record for Zillow, Hotel Tonight, Battery Ventures, Liftopia, Glympse, Findery and more. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a minor in political science from San Diego State University and an executive certificate from the Center for Public Policy and Management from the University of Washington. She is also a board member of, a non-profit that facilitates dialogue between public officials and the technology community to identify and develop results-focused initiatives to serve the community.

MaryJo Fitzgerald

Economics Communications Manager

MaryJo Fitzgerald is economics communications manager for Glassdoor and is responsible for its Economic Research Group's media relations efforts. Additionally, as part of Glassdoor’s global corporate communications program, she develops and leads many of its data-driven public relations campaigns and programs, working directly with its data science team, economics bureau and ultimately, a range of national news media, research groups and academics. Before joining Glassdoor in 2012, MaryJo was at H3O Communications (now Grayling) where she lead public relations campaigns for early-stage startups and a wide range of technology and consumer goods brands. She holds bachelor’s degrees in journalism and English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.