Jessica Goldberg is an Associate 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


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Economics and Public Policy, University of Michigan, 2011
  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, 2005
  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Economics and Political Science, Stanford University, 2001
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
ECON417 Estimating Policy and Program Impact Spring 2021

Former Students

  • Tara Kaul
    Evaluation Specialist, 3ie
  • Giordano Palloni
    Associate Research Fellow, IFPRI
Jessica Goldberg
3115C Tydings Hall
Department of Economics
jagold [at]