Emma van Inwegen is a PhD student at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. Her research is primarily focused on online gig work and using online labor markets as a platform for policy evaluation. She is primarily interested in digitally mediated markets as a medium on which to run experiments with the goal of better understanding labor market behavior as well as market design. Previously she was a researcher at the University of Washington Evans School of Public Policy & Governance, analyzing the effects of the Seattle minimum wage. She graduated from the University of Washington with an undergraduate degree in mathematics and economics, and a Masters of Science in management research from MIT.