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The Global Study of Engagement
This 19-country study reveals the levels of engagement around the world and what drives it.
Explore our latest data on the U.S. labor market
National Employment Report
Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector employment
Workforce Vitality Report
Change in national wage growth ( since last year)
A Post-Pandemic Workforce: Tracking Perspectives Amid COVID-19
A detailed look at how workers in the U.S. have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illuminating the Shadow Workforce
This study illustrates the impact of the gig workforce and the dynamics of the traditional workforce versus the 1099-M contractors and short-term W2 workers often referred to as “gig workers.”
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We are researchers dedicated to measuring the 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 insights. We offer these findings to the world at large as our unique contribution to making the world of work better and more productive, and to bring greater awareness to the economy at large.About the Institute