Measuring remote work across space and time, using job ads.


Peter John Lambert is currently completing his PhD at the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), where he is a Commonwealth Scholar. Peter holds MRes & MSc degrees from LSE, and a Masters & BA degree from Monash University. He is affiliated with LSE’s Programme on Innovation and Diffusion (POID). His research leverages large novel datasets (e.g. text, transactions, networks) to study organizations, industries, jobs, and growth.

Stephen Hansen is a Professor of Economics at University College London (UCL), and Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research and CESifo. He previously held positions at the University of Oxford, Imperial College, and Pompeu Fabra University and received his PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics in 2009. He previously served as an academic consultant at the Bank of England, and a Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute.

Nick Bloom is the William Eberle Professor of Economics at Stanford University, a Senior Fellow of SIEPR and the Co-Director of the Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has a BA from Cambridge, an MPhil from Oxford, and a PhD from University College London. His research focuses on management practices and uncertainty.

Raffaella Sadun is Charles E. Wilson Professor of Business Administration in the Strategy Unit at Harvard Business School and the director of the Organizational Economics working group at the National Bureau of Economic Research. She holds a Master in Economics from Pompeu Fabra and a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics. Her research focuses on managerial and organizational drivers of productivity and growth in both the private and public sector.

Steven J. Davis is a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, the William H. Abbott Distinguished Service Professor of International Business and Economics at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and Research Associate with the NBER. He has a BA from Portland State University and MA and PhD degrees from Brown University. His research focuses on labor markets and macroeconomics.

Bledi Taska is EVP and Chief Economist at Lightcast. He is a labor economist specializing in the application of econometrics and data science methods on real-time labor market data. At Lightcast Bledi leads a team of economists and data scientists, which supports the company’s public policy research, product development, and collaboration with academic researchers and international organizations. Bledi holds a doctorate degree in economics from New York University.

Yabra Muvdi is a pre-doctoral researcher at the Barcelona School of Economics. He has a BA in Economics from Universidad de los Andes and a Master’s in Data Science from the Barcelona School of Economics. His research currently focuses on using modern machine learning methods to address questions in economics.

Miaomiao Zhang is a doctoral student at the Harvard Business School. She received a B.S. in Applied Mathematics & Statistics and Economics from Emory University and worked as a research associate for two years. She is interested in technology adoption and diffusion, innovation strategy, and future of work.

Kelsey Shipman is a pre-doctoral research fellow at Harvard Business School. She has a BS in Economics, a BA in Public Policy, and a BA in Foreign Languages from Southern Methodist University. Prior to joining HBS, she worked as a Research Assistant for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. She is interested in using textual analysis as a tool to investigate broad-reaching economic trends.