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Data-Driven Discoveries About the Real World of Work

The mission of the ADP Research Institute is to generate data-driven discoveries about the world of work, and to derive reliable economic indicators from these discoveries. Its two primary areas of focus are Labor Market trends, and issues related to People + Performance at work. Its commitment is to offer these discoveries to the world at large as our unique contribution to making the world of work better and more productive, and to bring greater prosperity to the economy at large. Whether you are a business leader, policy maker, academician, team leader, team member, HR or Talent practitioner, or social scientist, you can turn to the Institute for research that is methodologically sound, data that is reliable, and conclusions that are valid.

Ahu Yildirmaz

Ahu Yildirmaz, Ph.D.
Head of ADPRI Labor Market

Labor Market

As the Head of ADPRI’s Labor Market research, Ahu and her team provide insights on current and emerging issues in workforce trends and labor market conditions, including the world-renowned ADP National Employment Report and ADP Workforce Vitality Report. If you are interested in learning more about the latest trends in labor markets, visit our Labor Market research.

Marcus Buckingham

Marcus Buckingham
Head of ADPRI People + Performance

People + Performance

As the Head of ADPRI’s People + Performance research, Marcus and his team provide insights into maximizing employee engagement, improving performance, and pioneering the future of how people work including the Global Study of Engagement. If you are interested in learning more about talent, development, productivity, the configuration of the most effective teams, engagement at work, and other talent related topics visit our People + Performance research.

Exclusive Reports and Insights

Articles & Insights

2019 State of the Workforce Report

The first annual State of the Workforce Report provides decision makers with organizational benchmarks to compare against their own internal HR statistics.
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Rethinking Gender Pay Inequity in a More Transparent World

Rethinking Gender Pay Inequity in a More Transparent World

The ADP Research Institute® (ADP RI) conducted a study on gender pay inequity to determine the relative contributions of recruiting, base pay, and incentive pay to an overall gender pay disparity across the U.S. labor market.
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The Global Study of Engagement: Technical Report

Our Technical Report provides a detailed description of our methods and findings for the Global Engagement Study.
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