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

Degrees

  • Degree Type
    PhD
    Degree Details
    Economics and Public Policy, University of Michigan, 2011
  • Degree Type
    MPA
    Degree Details
    Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, 2005
  • Degree Type
    BA
    Degree Details
    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
Email
goldberg [at] econ.umd.edu