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Benjamin I Sachs

Benjamin I. Sachs

Faculty Co-Director, Labor and Worklife Program
Professor, Harvard Law School

Benjamin Sachs is the Kestnbaum Professor of Labor and Industry at Harvard Law School and a leading expert in the field of labor law and labor relations.  Professor Sachs teaches courses in labor law, employment law, and law and social change, and his writing focuses on union organizing and unions in American politics.

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Pierre Azoulay

Pierre Azoulay

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.

Erling Barth

Erling Barth

Senior Research Associate
Research on Labor Markets

Erling Barth is Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research in Oslo and Professor II at the Department of Economics, University of Oslo, affiliated with ESOP. His PhD is from the Department of Economics at the University of Oslo. He is Wertheim Fellow at the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard University, Research Economist at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) at Cambridge, MA, and Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labour, IZA, in Bonn.

His research interests include technological change and its effects on the labor market, the impact of labor market institutions, inequality and the wage structure, employment, the economics of the welfare state, gender wage differentials, immigration, ownership, labor mobility, and firms’ behavior.... Read more about Erling Barth

Jorn Boehnke

Jörn Boehnke

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

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Alida J. Castillo

Director, Harvard Trade Union Program
Webmaster
Alida has been the webmaster for the past 10 years.  In 2017, she overhauled the website to its current state on the OpenScholar platform.  In the past year, she has expanded her responsibilities at the LWP becoming the director of the Harvard Trade Union Program.  She is also the resident techie on staff and is moving the LWP to a more efficient system with Salesforce.... Read more about Alida J. Castillo
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Xiaoran Chen

Xiaoran Chen

Research Associate
Research on AI, Robots, and the Future of Work
Xiaoran Chen provides social science analysis of AI, robots, and the future of work. Her research interest focuses on the effect of AI, robotics, and... Read more about Xiaoran Chen
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Zhenhe Chi

LWP Fellow
Research on Industrial Relations and Poverty
Zhenhe Chi is an associate professor of Labor Economics and he works for China Institute of Industrial Relations in Beijing, China. He is currently visiting... Read more about Zhenhe Chi