Iona Marinescu is an economist who studies the labor market to craft policies that can enhance employment, productivity, and economic security. Dr. Marinescu’s research expertise includes online job search, workforce development, unemployment insurance, the universal basic income, and employment contracts. Her research has been published in leading academic journals such as the Journal of Labor Economics and the Journal of Public Economics. She is the economist leading the [email protected] Research Hub, a workforce data gathering and sharing project funded by the Sloan Foundation. She writes a monthly op-ed for the French newspaper Liberation, and a monthly blog post on hiring and management tips backed by research at CareerBuilder.com.