Good Business Lab (www.goodbusinesslab.org) is an independent, non-profit labor innovation lab that uses rigorous research methods to design, develop, and test scalable, market-ready interventions capable of providing dual benefits to workers and businesses.
The founders of the lab are Ach Adhvaryu Associate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan (www.achadhvaryu.com), Anant Nyshadham Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan, and Anant Ahuja head of Organization Development at Shahi Exports Pvt. Ltd.
We have been incubated at Shahi Exports, India's biggest apparel export house, where we have conducted several studies in their sixty plus factories in the past six years and have now expanded our work to the United States and Latin America. Some of our other partners include the Harvard Business School, University of Pennsylvania, the World Bank, International Labor Organization, Arcos Dorados, Grupo Éxito, Toyota, .
GBL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical disability, or length of time spent unemployed.
We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We also offer several other non-monetary workplace benefits like flexible work hours, and the ability to work remotely. We are a young and growing start-up making us the ideal ground for team members to experiment, take on dynamic roles, and grow with us. We focus on happiness, output, and quality of work.
Projects include looking at the migration experience and mental health of workers and how this is affected by pairing them with experienced workers from their region (through a novel ‘buddy system’), Digital screening and training tool for frontline managers, unlocking female labor through rural training centres, and how an effective grievance redressal system for workers affects their job outcomes. To ensure the smooth implementation of all projects, we are looking for a Research Associate, details of which are given below.
Location: Bangalore / Delhi
Length of Commitment: at least one year
Start Date: ASAP (applications being accepted on a rolling basis) / Summer hire (July, 2022)
Remuneration: 8.5-10 lacs p.a
Who are you?
Ideally you have:
What will you do?
The Associate will work closely with academic researchers, the research implementation team, and other research staff to help implement various projects. Key responsibilities include (but not limited to):
What should you be comfortable with?
What will be your benefits?
There are plenty of benefits at GBL, here are some examples:
We are glad you’re interested in applying for this role! After each step, we decide whether to invite you to the next one. The entire process can take upto 6-8 weeks.
Our interview process for this role has the following steps:
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