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Jason Sockin

Economic Research Fellow

Jason Sockin is an economic research fellow at Glassdoor and currently a doctoral candidate in economics at the University of Pennsylvania. At Glassdoor, he’s researching job vacancies, including how firms fill them and what attracts applicants. Previously, Jason was a research economist at the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers, a summer associate at the Congressional Budget Office and a research analyst at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Jason received his bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, in economics and mathematics, with minors in computer science and sustainability studies from the Honors College at Stony Brook University.

Does a Rising Tide Lift All Boats? Trends in Wage Growth and Inequality Across Jobs

October 30, 2018
Key Findings In recent years, real wages have started to pick up. But they’ve grown unevenly across jobs — sparking a rise in inequality for some occupa…

Does a Lower Minimum Wage for Tip-Earning Workers Affect Total Pay?

August 30, 2018
Key Findings Tips are a vital source of income for workers in the food services industry.  In most states, tipped workers — like those in food services &…