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.
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Degree TypePhDDegree DetailsEconomics and Public Policy, University of Michigan, 2011
Degree TypeMPADegree DetailsWoodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, 2005
Degree TypeBADegree DetailsEconomics and Political Science, Stanford University, 2001
- Facilitating Savings For Agriculture: Field Experimental Evidence from Malawi, , Economic Development and Cultural Change, Forthcoming, January .
- Kwacha Gonna Do? Experimental Evidence about Labor Supply in Rural Malawi, , American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 8(1 ), 129-149, January .
- Credit Market Consequences of Improved Personal Identification: Field Experimental Evidence from Malawi, , American Economic Review 102(6 ), 2923-2954, October .
Student NameTara KaulCurrent PositionEvaluation Specialist, 3ie
Student NameGiordano PalloniCurrent PositionAssociate Research Fellow, IFPRI