Andrew Chamberlain is director of research and chief economist at Glassdoor. He is an applied microeconomist specializing in the data science of online review platforms. At Glassdoor, he leads a team of data scientists and economists who build Python and R models on top of a big data platform to analyze labor market trends. His research has examined the use of incentives to correct bias in online reviews, the presence of wage premiums among public-sector workers, the microeconomics of job search and hiring, the presence of gender pay gaps in online data, and a variety of other topics.
Andrew’s work has been cited in U.S. congressional testimony, NBER working papers, academic research, a popular introductory economics textbook, and has been published in or featured by the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The Economist, The Atlantic, USA Today, Reuters, and various academic journals. He has appeared as a live television guest on MSNBC, CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox Business and many others, as well as NPR's "Morning Edition," "All Things Considered" and "Marketplace" radio programs. In 2017 he was named as one of the "101 most influential people in the world of work, management and career."
Previously Andrew worked as an economist in Washington, D.C. at the Tax Foundation and the Cato Institute. In Washington, Andrew briefed both Democratic and Republican congressional staff as well as analysts at the U.S. Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and various think tanks. In 2008 he founded Columbia Economics, L.L.C., an economic consulting firm based in Seattle and San Diego.
Andrew received his Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Economics from the University of California, San Diego, where he received four consecutive teaching awards for undergraduate instruction. A Seattle native, Andrew holds B.A. degrees in economics (cum laude) and business administration (magna cum laude) from the University of Washington in Seattle.