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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, and he is a regular guest on various television and radio programs. Previously Andrew was a policy economist in Washington, D.C. and 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]

Metro Movers: Where Are Americans Moving for Jobs, And Is It Worth It?

May 18, 2018
Moving for a job is a big decision. Where are job seekers in the United States applying to jobs in 2018? And what makes them more likely to move to a new city? …

Are Highly Mobile Tech Workers Making Cities More Unequal?

May 18, 2018
What drives Americans to move cross-country for work and where are they going? A new study out today from the Glassdoor Economic Research team reveals, for the …

Unemployment Falls to Historic 3.9 Percent Low in April

May 4, 2018
The latest jobs numbers are out from the federal government. What do they mean for job seekers and employers? Here’s a quick take from Glassdoor’s Chief Eco…

Friday’s Jobs Report: How Long Can Wages Hold?

April 30, 2018
Last month, a weak March BLS jobs report surprised many analysts with just 103,000 new jobs added by employers. Should we expect to see more of the same in Apri…

Local Pay Reports: U.S. Wage Growth Ticks Up to 1.2 Percent in April

April 30, 2018
Although it’s been a slow start for U.S. pay growth in 2018, things are likely about to change. Wage growth grew again in April, a sign that pay growth may so…

Economy Adds 103,000 New Jobs in March, Unemployment Steady at 4.1 Percent

April 6, 2018
The latest jobs numbers are out from the federal government. What do they mean for job seekers and employers? Here’s a quick take from Glassdoor’s Chief Eco…

Friday’s Jobs Report: Reading the Tea Leaves in Glassdoor Job Postings

April 2, 2018
After last month’s roaring February BLS jobs report, most economists expect another strong month of job gains in March. How much longer can this robust pace c…

Local Pay Reports: U.S. Median Pay Rises 1.0 Percent in March

April 2, 2018
The latest edition of the Glassdoor Local Pay Reports shows average pay in America reached $51,934 per year in March for full-time workers, up from a revised $5…

Do People Drive Profit? Glassdoor Ratings Linked to Company Performance in the United Kingdom

March 28, 2018
For generations, economists have told a simple story about how companies work like a juice machine. They combine ingredients – people, buildings and software …

Jobs Report: Job Market Roars to Life in February

March 9, 2018
The latest jobs numbers are out from the federal government. What do they mean for job seekers and employers? Here’s a quick take from Glassdoor’s Chief Eco…
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