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June 10, 2022

Issi Romem

Issi Romem is a fellow at the ADP Research Institute. He is also the founder of MetroSight and an affiliate of the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at U.C. Berkeley. Before establishing MetroSight he served as Chief Economist of Trulia and Senior Director of Housing & Urban Economics at Zillow. His research and writing on ...

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November 16, 2021

Sam Adieze

Sam Adieze joined the ADP Research Institute as a Research Assistant in July 2021.  He brings to the team a rich background in machine learning, visualizations, and large-scale data processing. Before joining ADP, Sam worked extensively in the financial industry as a Banking Specialist and then an IT Analyst. As an IT Analyst, he specialized ...

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September 7, 2021

Tim Decker

Tim Decker joined ADP in May of 2021 as a Principal Data Scientist to help lead and develop data science within the research institute. He is fascinated with quantifying the world and has a knack for seeing problems through a unique lens. Tim excels in communicating nuanced concepts with simple analogies and reducing complex systems ...

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August 17, 2021

Deepak Sathyanarayanan

Deepak is a Data Scientist with ADPRI. Having joined the research institute in July 2021, he has brought the team rich experience in the Analytical domain with good work experience on AI/ Machine Learning, Statistical Algorithms, Natural Language Processing, Visualization and Big Data. In the past he has worked on multiple Data Engineering projects.

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August 5, 2021

Ben Hanowell

Ben Hanowell joined the ADP Research Institute in July 2021. He’s an anthropologist and people analyst. That means he studies the decisions people make about where, when, and how they work. He also studies the decisions companies make about workforce management. To do this, Ben analyzes data from human capital management systems, surveys, public datasets, ...

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July 13, 2021

Liv Wang

Liv Ye Wang is a Senior Data Scientist at ADP Research Institute for 3.5 years. Her responsibilities include managing the company-wide data mining and analytics initiatives by identifying relevant data from our client’s systems and platforms. She assists to conduct data analysis for Remote Work Study and Gig Economy Paper. She is pursuing her doctoral ...

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January 7, 2021

Nela Richardson, Ph.D.

Nela Richardson joined ADP as Chief Economist in November of 2020. Nela is the co-head of the ADP Research Institute and leads economic research for ADP. Previously she was Principal and Investment Strategist at Edward Jones, a financial services firm.  In that role, Nela analyzed and interpreted economic trends and financial market conditions and recommended ...

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July 22, 2020

Frances Chumney, Ph.D.

Dr. Frances Chumney is a research psychometrician and methodologist who specializes in latent variable measurement, instrument development and validation, statistical simulations, and survey research. Dr. Chumney’s expertise of psychometric and quantitative methods is extensive and includes research design, structural equation modeling, multivariate statistics, longitudinal modeling, Bayesian techniques, classical test theory, item response theory, sampling, and ...

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