Senior Research Associate International Programs Professor of Management, Sloan School of Management, MIT
Dr. Pierre Azoulay is an Associate Professor at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His general research interests lie at the intersection of several subfields of economics: technical change, labor, health, and organizational economics. Most of his work deals with the organization of the “ideas sector” of the economy, and the consequences of different institutional arrangements for innovation, and ultimately economic growth.
Aaron Bernstein co-founded the Pensions and Capital Stewardship Project’s Investor Initiative in 2008 to help pension funds and other investors analyze the long-term investment risks of social factors such as labor and human rights and human capital.... Read more about Aaron Bernstein
Senior Research Associate Research on Retail Industry Behavior
Jörn Boehnke received his PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago. He joined the Labor and Worklife Program as a postdoctoral fellow in 2017. He is also a research fellow at the Center for Mathematical Sciences and Applications at Harvard University.... Read more about Jörn Boehnke
Bill Cole has been working with labor unions for almost four decades. His practice focuses on collective bargaining and organizational development. He has represented unions in the public and private sectors with an emphasis on police, firefighters, airline pilots, steelworkers, hospitality workers and the broader public service. He is the primary author of The Art of Collective Bargaining (Thomson Reuters), a popular text used in many Canadian universities.
Following his interests in unions as organizations, Bill is also a doctoral student at the University of Western Ontario where his research examines the dynamics of the leader-follower relationship between unions and their members. He is a frequent speaker to audiences across North American on this and collective bargaining.
Florrie Darwin has been a Lecturer on Law at the Harvard Law School, teaching in the negotiation workshop. At HLS she has co-created and taught a course on “Negotiating Leadership,” and has worked as a mediator and trainer in the Harvard Mediation Program. She is also an Adjunct Professor of Law, teaching negotiation at the Georgetown University Law Center, and a Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne Law Masters Program.... Read more about Florrie Darwin
Senior Research Associate Associate Professor, York University, Toronto
Dr. David Doorey is Associate Professor of Labor and Employment Law at York University in Toronto. His research and writing in the areas of Canadian and comparative labor and employment law, industrial relations, labor and the environment, corporate social responsibility and global supply chains, and legal theory has been published in leading law journals and cited by the Supreme Court of Canada.... Read more about David J. Doorey
Isabelle Ferreras is a tenured fellow of the Belgian National Science Foundation (F.N.R.S., Brussels), a professor at the University of Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) where she is a permanent researcher at the CriDIS (Centre for interdisciplinary research Democracy, Institutions, Subjectivity, Louvain), ... Read more about Isabelle Ferreras
I am interested in understanding how various institutions, which societies evolve to deal with the problems their populations face, interact with the cultural and legal environments. My recent research focuses on the impact of unionism on the local labor market, especially on income inequality and on economic mobility.... Read more about Eunice Han
Professor Gaochao HE is a political scientist by training.
He was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Labor and Worklife Program of Harvard Law School between March and September of 2016. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Chicago in 1993, and served as a professor in the department of political science at Sun Yat-Sen University in Guangzhou of China between 2004 and 2017. He has been working as a Senior Research Fellow in the China Centre (Maritime), Southampton Solent University of England since April of 2017.... Read more about Gaochao He
President Obama designated Wilma B. Liebman to be Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on January 20, 2009. She served as Chairman until August 27, 2011, when her third term expired. Since then, she has been engaged in various advisory roles and consulting projects and has taught at several universities.... Read more about Wilma B. Liebman
Senior Research Associate Associate Professor State University of NY at Albany
Jerry Marschke is an Associate Professor of Economics at SUNY Albany, a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a past Wertheim Fellow of the Labor and Worklife Program.... Read more about Gerald R. Marschke
Celine McNicholas is EPI’s director of government affairs and labor counsel. An attorney, her current areas of work include a wide range of workers’ rights issues, including labor and employment law, collective bargaining, and union organizing. She was a core member of EPI’s Perkins Project on Worker Rights and Wages Policy Watch, an online resource that tracked federal actions affecting working people and the economy during the first year of the Trump administration. McNicholas continues to monitor and analyze the Trump administration’s labor and employment policies.