J-PAL Affiliated Professor
Associate Professor of Economics
University of Maryland
Jessica Goldberg is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland. Her research focuses on the ways that people in developing countries earn, spend, and save money. She is particularly interested in how financial market imperfections, behavioral factors, or other obstacles to borrowing and saving affect decisions about working and consuming. Jessica holds a PhD from University of Michigan.
Jessica serves on the review board of J-PAL's Invited Researcher Selection Committee and as a mentor to J-PAL regional scholars. She has also lectured at J-PAL training events.