Jessica Goldberg

Assistant Professor

Jessica Goldberg is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland, an Affiliate of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, and a Non Resident Fellow at the Center for Global Development. Her research interests are in development and labor economics. Currently, she is working on field experiments about credit and savings in Malawi and Rwanda, the effect of social pressure on consumption and savings in Malawi and Uganda, and the role of social networks in outreach to treat communicable disease in India.

Areas of Interest:
  • Development
  • Labor
Personal Website:
Degrees
  • Ph.D. Economics and Public Policy, University of Michigan, 2011
  • MPA Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, 2005
  • BA Economics and Political Science, Stanford University, 2001
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
ECON416 Theory of Economic Development Spring 2017
ECON416 Theory of Economic Development Spring 2017
ECON708 Advanced Topics in Applied and Theoretical Microeconomics Spring 2017
ECON878 Workshop in Labor Economics Spring 2017
ECON616 Economic Development II Fall 2016
ECON708 Advanced Topics in Applied and Theoretical Microeconomics Fall 2016
ECON416 Theory of Economic Development Spring 2016 Syllabus
ECON416 Theory of Economic Development Spring 2016 Syllabus
ECON708 Advanced Topics in Applied and Theoretical Microeconomics Spring 2016
ECON878 Workshop in Labor Economics Spring 2016
ECON616 Economic Development II Fall 2015 Syllabus
Former Students
  • Tara Kaul
    Evaluation Specialist, 3ie
  • Giordano Palloni
    Associate Research Fellow, IFPRI
  • Jessica Goldberg
3115C Tydings Hall
Department of Economics
Phone: (301) 405-3559
Email: goldberg@econ.umd.edu