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At Gusto we recognize the value data brings to helping our customers and the world better understand the SMB economy. Our team of economists gather the latest data from hundreds of thousands of businesses using Gusto to share insights, highlight emerging trends, and publish research that has been highlighted by leading institutions, policymakers and media among others.See the latest research
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Liz Wilke is a Principal Economist at Gusto, researching the state of work and business in the modern economy. She is a veteran of both the technology and government sectors, where she directed research programs and public spending that supports dynamic, resilient companies and workers across the globe. Liz currently lives in Washington, D.C.
Luke Pardue is an Economist at Gusto, researching how public policies help small businesses and their workers thrive. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, where he studied the effects of government programs on disadvantaged populations’ housing and labor market outcomes. Luke currently lives in Washington, D.C.
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Tom Bowen is an Economist at Gusto, researching work and business trends in the modern economy. Tom also leads the development of many scalable data programs at Gusto. He holds a Master’s in Economics as well as Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science and Economics from UC Santa Cruz. Tom currently lives in San Francisco, CA.